In this new position, Emily will represent the agency in legal proceedings, conducting legal research and writing legal documents for use in litigation and providing legal assistance to the agency. She will also be preparing the agency's legal briefs, motions, and other pleadings, analyzing and interpreting state and federal laws, advising the agency on potential legal issues and offering a legal opinion on actions the agency may take in resolving legal issues. In addition, she may be called upon to draft proposed legislation, amendments to current legislation, and amendments to agency regulations.
We are excited for this new opportunity for Emily. We know she will represent the Department of Human Services with excellence.
Emily has her B.A. in Political Science, magna cum laude from Lyon College in Batesville, Arkansas, her J.D. from the University of Arkansas School of Law, and her LL.M. in Agricultural & Food Law from the University of Arkansas School of Law.