May/June 2010
New Judge for Eastern District of Arkansas:
Denzil Price Marshall, Jr.

Denzil Price Marshall, Jr. was sworn in as U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Arkansas on May 14, 2010. He fills the seat vacated by U.S. District Judge William Roy Wilson, who assumed senior status in October of 2008.

Judge Marshall is a 1985 graduate of Arkansas State University, a 1987 graduate of the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a 1989 graduate of Harvard Law School. He served as a law clerk to the Honorable Richard S. Arnold of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit from 1989 to 1991. He had a general practice from 1991 to 2006 at the firm of Barrett & Deacon in Jonesboro, Arkansas. In 2006, he was elected as associate judge of the Arkansas Court of Appeals, where he has served until this appointment to the federal bench.

In addition to his work in private practice and on the bench he has also served as an adjunct professor of political science at University of Arkansas at Little Rock and more recently at Arkansas State University. Since 2004, he has served as Reporter for the Arkansas Supreme Court Committee on Civil Practice. He is the co-author of Arkansas Civil Practice and Procedure (5th ed. 2010).

Welcome, Judge Marshall!

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