The Arkansas Bar Association and the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service, in association with UA Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law and the University of Arkansas School of Law, have announced dates for the third Public Service Academy for member lawyers and law students who are interested in public service in any capacity.
The Public Service Academy will be limited to about 25 diverse, statewide participants including law students.
Applications for the Public Service Academy are due November 24, and can be found here. There will be a $100 fee for those selected. Scholarships are available upon request.
Selected applicants will participate in two sessions: one in Little Rock (January 19-20, 2024) and one in Fayetteville (March 8-9, 2024).
The Public Service Academy is chaired by Madhav Shroff (’19) and Skye Martin, with assistance from vice-chairs Trent Minner and Caitlin Campbell (’19), all graduates of the Public Service Academy.
The steering committee includes former Chief Justice Howard Brill; Vincent Foster, Professor of Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility at the UAF School of Law; Circuit Judge Earnest Brown; House Speaker Matthew Shepherd; and Nate Looney (‘12) and Michael Goswami, Chairs of the second Public Service Academy.