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    Rutledge Welcomes Summer Session II Law Clerks


    July 23, 2015

    LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has welcomed a new class of law clerks to the Attorney General’s Office. These students are doing legal research and drafting memos and legal documents for various departments within the office.

    “It is an honor to have this group of law students in our office this summer,” said Attorney General Rutledge. “They are gaining valuable experiences from working with some of the best attorneys in Arkansas. The law clerks are a great asset to our organization and the legal profession.”

    McKinley Duke, a second year law student at the University of Arkansas School of Law is clerking in the Civil Department. He graduated from Harding University in 2014 with a major in public administration. Duke is from Conway and graduated from Lee’s Summit High School in Lee’s Summit, Missouri in 2010.

    Courtnie Holt, a third year law student at the University of Arkansas School of Law, is clerking in the Criminal Department. She graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2013 with a double major in journalism and political science. Holt is a native of Lonoke and graduated from Lonoke High School in 2009.

    Taber Hunt, a second year law student at Vanderbilt Law School, is clerking in the Civil Department. He graduated from the University of Tulsa in 2013 with a degree in economics. Hunt is from Fort Smith where he graduated from Southside High School in 2009.

    Ashley Louks, a third year law student at the University of Arkansas School of Law, is clerking for the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit. She graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2012 with a double major in history and political science. Louks is from Judsonia and graduated from Pangburn High School in 2008.

    Brett Roberts is a second year law student at the University of Arkansas School of Law and is clerking in the Public Protection Department. He graduated from the University of Central Arkansas in 2012 with a major in public administration. Roberts is from Texarkana, Texas, where he graduated from Lake Dallas High School in Corinth, Texas, in 2007.

    Will Simpson is a second year law student at the Boston University School of Law and is clerking in the Public Protection Department. He graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2014 with a double major in economics and finance. Simpson was home schooled in Mountain View and graduated in 2010.

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