LITTLE ROCK – Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today announced that he has re-appointed Rex Terry to continue serving on the Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission. Griffin issued the following statement:
“I am pleased to announce that Rex Terry has agreed to continue his service on the Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission, and I have re-appointed him to the commission. I congratulate Rex, and I appreciate his continued willingness to serve Arkansans.”
Terry is a partner at Hardin, Jesson, and Terry, PLC, and has practiced law for over 30 years, with a focus on commercial and oil and gas litigation, transactional matters, probate matters, and the defense of complex litigation. He is a member of the American College of Trial lawyers and has been appointed to numerous civic organizations. Terry has also served as a Special Justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court. Terry graduated from the University of Arkansas school of law in 1976 and graduated from Ouachita Baptist University in 1973.
About Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin
Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin was elected on November 4, 2014. From 2011-2015, Griffin served as the 24th representative of Arkansas’s Second Congressional District. For the 113th Congress, he was a member of the House Committee on Ways and Means while also serving as a Deputy Whip for the Majority. In the 112th Congress, he served as a member of the House Armed Services Committee, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Griffin is a graduate of Magnolia High School, Hendrix College in Conway and Tulane Law School in New Orleans, and attended graduate school at Oxford University. He has served in the U.S. Army Reserve for 20 years, was deployed to Iraq with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and holds the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Lieutenant Colonel Griffin is currently pursuing a master’s degree in strategic studies from the U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania. He also served as U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas and Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of Political Affairs for President George W. Bush. Griffin lives in Little Rock with his wife Elizabeth, a Camden native, and their two children.