Gary Isbell

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Gary Isbell
Court Information:
Arkansas Fourteenth Circuit
Title:   Former judge
Position:   Division 2
Active:   1991-2014
Past position:   Deputy prosecutor, Baxter County
Past term:   1976-1990
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Harding University
Law School:   University of Winnipeg

Gary Isbell was the Division 2 judge of the Fourteenth Circuit of Arkansas. His seat was originally a juvenile court seat. He joined the court in 1991. Isbell retired on December 31, 2014.[1][2][3][4][5]


Isbell earned his undergraduate degree at Harding University and his J.D. at University of Winnipeg.[6]


Awards and associations

  • 2004: Juvenile Judge of the Year, Arkansas State CASA (Court-Appointed Special Advocates)[7][8]

Judicial philosophy

Why would I send a kid to the Division of Youth Services to learn to commit crimes he never dreamed were possible?...We decided it was the local community's responsibility to create an answer for these kids. Why import problems we don't have to import?[2] - Gary Isbell[9]

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