Governor Replaces Jay Moody with Firm’s Senior Managing Litigation Partner
Irvine, Calif. (March 21, 2014) – The partners at Wilson Harvey Browndorf LLP, New York and Southern California-based full service law firm, announced that just last week Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe appointed the firm’s Senior Managing Litigation Partner Christopher Palmer to the bench as Circuit Judge in the Third Division of the 6th Judicial District, replacing Jay Moody. Mr. Palmer’s appointment will expire on December 31, 2014.
“As a firmly dedicated member of the Wilson Harvey Browndorf LLP team, a supporter of proper judicial outcomes in Arkansas and a vested part of the legal industry as a whole, this appointment is a true honor,” said Mr. Palmer. “In this new position, I will exercise my expertise honed through years of experience and also utilize key learnings from the position in my day-to-day endeavors with the firm.”
Mr. Palmer served as Chairman of the State Public Defender Commission and, most recently, received a second appointment to serve as a member of the Jail Standards Review Committee. He specializes in the areas of Criminal Defense and Mortgage Banking/Real Estate Litigation, and holds many industry memberships, including the Pulaski County Bar, Arkansas Bar Association, American Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Association of Trial Lawyers of America and the Henry Woods Inns of Court (serving on the executive committee).
“With the expertise and know-how he brings to the table, Chris continues to prove to be a valuable asset to the Arkansas judicial system, and we couldn’t be happier by the news of his appointment,” says firm Co-founder Matt Browndorf. “Day in and day out, Chris bring a level of skill that has been carefully cultivated, and we look forward to his further success in the industry.”
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