Leon Jamison

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Leon Jamison
Court Information:
Arkansas Eleventh Circuit West
Title:   Judge
Position:   Division 4
Active:   1993-2016
Past position:   Attorney in private practice
Past term:   1976-1992
Personal History
Religion:   African Methodist Episcopal
Undergraduate:   University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, 1970
Law School:   University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, 1975
Military service:   U.S. Army, 1970-1973; Lieutenant Colonel, Arkansas Army National Guard, 1974-1977

Leon Jamison is the Division 4 judge of the Eleventh Circuit West of Arkansas. He first sat on the bench in 1993 and most recently was elected for a new term in 2010. His current term expires in 2016.[1]


Jamison received his undergraduate degree in 1970 and his J.D. in 1975, both from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.[2][3]


Awards and associations

  • 2001-Present: Commissioner, Arkansas Access to Justice
  • Chairman, Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission
  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • President, Jefferson County Bar Association
  • Arkansas Judicial Council
  • W. Harold Flowers Law Society
  • President, Jenkins Center Board of Pine Bluff
  • President, Pine Bluff Planning Commission
  • Meritorious Service Medal
  • Expert Infantryman's Badge
  • Arkansas Distinguished Service Medal[2][3]

2010 election

Main article: Arkansas judicial elections, 2010

Leon Jamison ran for circuit judge of the Arkansas Eleventh Circuit West Division 4. He ran unopposed in the primary election on May 18, 2010 and also in the general election on November 3, 2010.

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