Jonesboro Attorney to Seek Position on State Appeals Court

DECEMBER 15, 2005 - Posted at 7:42 a.m. CST

JONESBORO, AR - The author of a handbook on appeals court practices says he wants to take the place of a retiring member of the Arkansas Court of Appeals.

D.P. "Price" Marshall of Jonesboro says he'll be a candidate for the District One, Position Two seat being vacated by Judge Olly Neal of Marianna at the end of 2006.

The 42-year-old Marshall is a lawyer and co-author of "Handling Appeals in Arkansas."  The book was written for the Arkansas Bar Association.

The Jonesboro native graduated from Arkansas State University.  He also holds a master's degree from the London School of Economics and a law degree from Harvard.

(The Associated Press contributed to this report.)