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Attorney Cara Connors Announces Candidacy for Circuit Judge, 12th Division
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (December 6) – Cara Connors, Little Rock attorney, has announced her candidacy for Division 12 judge of the Sixth Circuit in Arkansas. The position is currently held by Judge Alice Gray, who recently announced her plans to retire.
Connors is a private attorney and partner at the Law Office of Boyd-Connors. With more than a decade of legal experience, she has built a career hallmarked by serving individual and governmental clients with skill and integrity. A native of Memphis, TN, Connors is a graduate of Hendrix College and received her J.D. from the Williams H. Bowen School of Law at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
Connors has garnered a wealth of experience throughout her legal career in state and local government, serving as a hearing examiner for the Appeals Tribunal, a deputy prosecuting attorney in Pulaski County, as well as a revocation hearing judge with the Arkansas Parole Board. Since 2016, Connors has made her mark in private practice handling a variety of areas of law, such as domestic relations, civil, and administrative law with a concentration in criminal defense.
She was recently named one of Arkansas’ Best Lawyers in 2021 by the Arkansas Times.
Connors stated, “I am so grateful for legal giants like Judge Gray who have paved the way for lawyers like myself. She has contributed over three decades of her life to the Pulaski and Perry County communities, and what huge shoes anyone following will need to fill, but I believe I am ready for such a calling. With several years of experience representing plaintiffs and defendants, as 12th division circuit court judge, I will administer justice compassionately, efficiently, and fairly.”
Retired Circuit Judge Marion Humphrey said “I think Cara Boyd Connors would make an excellent successor to the trailblazing tenure of Judge Alice Gray. Cara has developed an excellent reputation as a trained lawyer. She is not afraid to take a case to the jury. She is known for being a hard worker, who is always prepared in court. I am truly excited at the prospect that she will be the next Judge in the 12th division.”
In addition to her professional endeavors, Connors serves as a Commissioner on the Pulaski County Land and Planning Commission, Parliamentarian of the W. Harold Flowers Law Society and is a member of the Pulaski County Bar Association, Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, Arkansas Bar Association Arkansas, and Association of Criminal Defense League. She attends Saint Mark Baptist Church and is actively involved in Jack n Jill of America along with several other organizations. Cara is married to Gary Connors and they have two daughters, Gerran and Gia.
For more information, visit www.caraconnorsforjudge.com regarding her campaign efforts and any upcoming campaign events.
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