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Makenzie Arnold

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Practice Areas

  • Family Law

Biography

Born and raised on the Buffalo River, Makenzie moved from Searcy County, Arkansas, to Fayetteville where she graduated from the University of Arkansas with her Bachelor's in Criminal Justice and Sociology; then moved on to obtain her Juris Doctorate from the University of Arkansas School of Law. She Passed the Arkansas Bar and was immediately employed as a staff attorney with Legal Aid of Arkansas in Harrison with a focus on Family law. While in Harrison, she served the legal needs of seven counties for two years; and in February of 2017, she was transferred to the Springdale Legal Aid office where she served Washington, Madison and Benton counties. Makenzie has handled thousands of cases and has gained significant experience during her time at Legal Aid as well as developed strong relationships with judges and attorneys throughout Arkansas/ She also gained experience with defending debtors from debt collection as well as persons involved in social security disability appeals.

After her three year employment with Legal Aid, Makenzie has joined Ben in his pursuit of zealous representation. Makenzie believes that a client's success depends on her commitment as an attorney to solving a clients problems and she strives to obtain the best outcome possible for her client.

Education

  • University of Arkansas, School of Law, Fayetteville, Arkansas
    • Juris Doctor - 2014
  • University of Arkansas
    • 2009
    • Major: Criminal Justice and Sociology

Bar Admissions

  • Arkansas

Past Positions

  • Legal Aid of Arkansas in Harrison, Staff Attorney
  • Springdale Legal Aid office