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Arkansas Scholarship Lottery names Brent Standridge Chief Legal Counsel

  • Posted Date: 02/01/2021
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    February 1, 2021

                                                                      Arkansas Scholarship Lottery names Brent Standridge Chief Legal Counsel


    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (February 1, 2021) – Eric Hagler, Director of the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery, today announced Brent Standridge will serve as the agency’s Chief Legal Counsel.

    His first day will be Monday, February 8.

    He brings thirty-five years of legal experience to the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery, serving as the Chief/Managing Public Defender for Saline County prior to accepting this new role.

    “The Chief Legal Counsel must have a versatile set of skills,” said Hagler. “Brent has literally seen the legal landscape from all vantage points---prosecutor, defense counsel, and judge. His breadth of experience and knowledge will greatly benefit the Lottery, as we strive to continue to deliver outsized net proceeds for the benefit of scholarships for Arkansas students. We are excited to have Brent join our executive team.”  

    Brent received his undergraduate and Law Degree from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville (B.A., Broadcast Journalism, 1983; J.D., 1985).

    Additional information regarding the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery may be found at www.myarkansaslottery.com.