CREDENTIALS

CREDENTIALS

FREDYE LONG ALFORD

Licensed to practice law in the state courts of Arkansas, Missouri (inactive) and Texas. Admitted to federal practice in the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas, the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas and the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Most recent history is in private practice as a civil trial and appellate attorney in a primarily contested probate, family law, and contract.

 

 

 

 

 


THE ALFORD FIRM. Texarkana, Texas (April 1992-present)

LANGDON*DAVIS, of Counsel, Texarkana, Texas, (April 2011-February 2013) Trial attorney.

AMTECH CORPORATION, Dallas, Texas (September 1991-April 1992): General Counsel

DIGITAL EQUIPMENT CORPORATION, Dallas, Texas (April 1987-July 1991): Manager of corporate legal office which serviced 4 states and member of upper-level management team in the same area; 1990 General Counsel Excellence Award for Texas lobbying efforts and results.

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, St. Louis, Missouri (February 1981-October 1986): Supervisory attorney; litigator in federal contract and personnel cases, bankruptcy, Federal Tort Claims Act suits and Title VII actions in multiple states. Defense Mapping Agency management board member in St. Louis, Missouri.

CENTRAL ARKANSAS LEGAL SERVICES and ECKHART & ECKHART, Pine Bluff, Little Rock and Rison, Arkansas (October 1976-December 1980): General practice in state and federal courts: Deputy prosecuting attorney. Pro bono criminal appellate work.

ECKHART ALFORD L.L.P.  Texarkana, Texas [formerly THE ALFORD FIRM and SEVERNS & LONG, L.L.P.] (April 1992-April 2011):  Senior partner; civil litigation and appellate work. 

 SEVIER COUNTY PUBLIC DEFENDER, Sevier County, Arkansas (January 2009-present)  Part-time

LANGDON*DAVIS, of Counsel, Texarkana, Texas, (April 2011-February 2013) Trial attorney.

AMTECH CORPORATION, Dallas, Texas (September 1991-April 1992):  General Counsel

DIGITAL EQUIPMENT CORPORATION, Dallas, Texas (April 1987-July 1991):  Manager of corporate legal office which serviced 4 states and member of upper-level management team in the same area; 1990 General Counsel Excellence Award for Texas lobbying efforts and results.

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, St. Louis, Missouri (February 1981-October 1986): Supervisory attorney; litigator in federal contract and personnel cases, bankruptcy, Federal Tort Claims Act suits and Title VII actions in multiple states.  Defense Mapping Agency management board member in St. Louis, Missouri.
 

CENTRAL ARKANSAS LEGAL SERVICES and ECKHART & ECKHART, Pine Bluff, Little Rock and Rison, Arkansas (October 1976-December 1980):  General practice in state and federal courts: Deputy prosecuting attorney.  Pro bono criminal appellate work.


 

 

 

 

 



UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS SCHOOL OF LAW, Fayetteville, Arkansas (1973-1976): Juris Doctor with High Honors (5th in class); Arkansas Law Review Citations Editor; Student member of Curriculum Revision Committee

NORTHEAST LOUISIANA UNIVERSITY, Monroe, Louisiana (1969-1972): Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, summa cum laude, in three years

WATSON CHAPEL HIGH SCHOOL, Pine Bluff, Arkansas (1967-1969): Valedictorian

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1996 , 2008 & 2009 President of Southwest Arkansas Bar Association; Texarkana Bar Association; ACTS CORE Facilitator for Sacred Heart Catholic Church; Texarkana Animal League, Inc. former board member; Salvation Army of Howard County, Arkansas charter board member and treasurer (5 years); 2008 President of the Rotary Club of Nashville, Arkansas; Rotary International Group Study Exchange Team Leader to South Africa 2006; Southwest Arkansas Development Council former board member, Howard County Emergency Food Shelter Board former board member; Christian Health Center of Howard County, Arkansas charter board member

Licensed to practice law in the state courts of Arkansas, Missouri (inactive) and Texas.  Admitted to federal practice in the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas, the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas and the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.

 Most recent history has been as part-time county public defender and in private practice as a civil trial and appellate attorney in a broad range of substantive law.  Experience also as corporate in-house counsel, supervising other attorneys and outside litigation firms. 

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