Meredith A. Powell
Ms. Powell’s practice focuses on civil litigation.
Raised in Bryant, Arkansas, Ms. Powell received her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law where she was Executive Editor of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review and a William H. Bowen Scholar. During her time in law school, Ms. Powell served as Secretary of the Pulaski County Bar Association Student Division, Vice Justice of Phi Alpha Delta, and Assistant Symposium Editor of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review. In addition to receiving the Top Paper Award in her Criminal Procedure Pre-Trial class, Ms. Powell was published three times in the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review. While in law school, Ms. Powell served as an extern for federal Magistrate Judge Patricia S. Harris of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas.
In 2016, Ms. Powell graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from the University of Central Arkansas, where she served as a member of the Pre-Law Society, Alpha Chi Honors Society, and the Public Administration Club. Ms. Powell also served as Secretary of the International Studies Club and Vice President of Pi Sigma Alpha. In addition to being chosen for publication in the College of Liberal Arts Journal, Ms. Powell was awarded the Political Science Outstanding Student Award and recognized as a finalist for the College of Liberal Arts Outstanding Student Award.
Ms. Powell was licensed to practice law in Arkansas in 2019.
Constitutional Law—A Look at Voter Identification: Martin v. Haus and Act 633 of 2017, 41 U. Ark. Little Rock L. Rev. 471 (2019).
Criminal Procedure— Jurisdictional Limitations on Federal Judges’ Ability to Authorize Electronic Surveillance: A Cry for Congressional Guidance, 41 U. Ark. Little Rock L. Rev. 437, 439 (2019).
Criminal Procedure—Reasonable Suspicion? A Look at the Court of Appeals of Arkansas’s Decision in Rounds v. State, 41 U. Ark. Little Rock L. Rev. 483 (2019).
State of Arkansas
United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas
United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2019)
University of Central Arkansas (B.S., summa cum laude, 2016)
Arkansas Bar Association
Pulaski County Bar Association
Arkansas Association of Women Lawyers