November/December 2006 issue
New Magistrate Judge for E.D. of Arkansas
The Eastern District of
Arkansas recently approved
the nomination of Beth M.
Deere as a U.S. Magistrate
Beth Deere was born in
Arkadelphia, Arkansas. She received her
bachelorís degree from Henderson State
University in 1974, and received her law degree,
with high honors, from the University of
Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law in 1986.
She served as a law clerk to U.S. District Judge
Henry Woods from 1986 until 2002. During this
time she served as an adjunct faculty member at
the UALR School of Law and co-authored
Comparative Fault, Third Edition (West 1996)
with Judge Woods. She continues to publish
yearly updates for the publication.
In 2002 she joined the firm of Williams and
Anderson in Little Rock, where her practice
focused on business and commercial litigation,
employment law, and media law. Her investiture
will take place on January 12, 2006. Welcome,