Lt. Governor Mark A. Darr Appoints Thomas Fowler of Jonesboro to Board





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CONTACT: Sarah Beth Lowe, 501-682-2198, sarahbeth.lowe@arkansas.gov

Monday, June 27, 2012


Lt. GOVERNOR MARK A. DARR APPOINTS THOMAS FOWLER TO JUDICIAL DISCIPLINE AND DISABILTY COMMISSION

LITTLE ROCK- Arkansas Lt. Governor Mark A. Darr to appoint Thomas Fowler of Jonesboro to serve a six year term on the Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission.

The Arkansas Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission receives and investigates complaints regarding the possible misconduct or disability of Arkansas judges. The Commission's purpose is to help enforce high standards of judicial conduct on and off the bench.

"I believe Tommy's professionalism, strong legal background and his commitment to serving today's youth makes him a tremendous asset to serve on this commission," Darr said.

In 2001, Fowler was appointed Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for Craighead County where he continues to serve part time. Prior to this he was a partner at the firm of Dupwe & Fowler, P.L.L.C.

Tommy started his own firm in 2008 where he focuses in the areas of bankruptcy and family law. He received his B.A. from Arkansas State University where he received the R.E. Lee Wilson Award, which is the highest honor awarded to one graduating senior. He then received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.

Fowler is the Dean of Operations for the American Legion Boys State Program and his been active with Boys State since 1986. He was inducted into the Boys State Hall of Fame in 2007.

He and his wife Leslie Hickman Fowler reside in Jonesboro where they care for their three dogs and six cats and enjoy traveling the world.