Jonesboro Attorney Named to New Post at ASU - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Jonesboro, AR

Jonesboro Attorney Named to New Post at ASU

JONESBORO, AR - Lucinda McDaniel of Jonesboro will be the top lawyer for Arkansas State University, the first time the school has put an attorney on its staff.  The school announced today that ASU Presidente Les Wyatt has named McDaniel to serve as general counsel.  She will join the ASU system office staff on January 1.

McDaniel will provide legal services and counsel to all of the campuses associated with the ASU system, including Beebe, Mountain Home, Newport, Searcy, Heber Springs, Paragould and Marked Tree. 

Wyatt said McDaniel had worked with ASU for several years as the university's attorney, through an arrangement with her law firm...Womack, Landis, Phelps, McNeill and McDaniel.

A native of Jonesboro, McDaniel has served as president of the Craighead County Bar Association, a member of the executive committee of the Arkansas Bar Association, and president of the Arkansas Associatoin of Defense Counsel.

(The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • School resource officers devastated by school shooting

    School resource officers devastated by school shooting

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 11:45 PM EST2018-01-24 04:45:59 GMT
    Tuesday, January 23 2018 11:51 PM EST2018-01-24 04:51:02 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Marshall County school shooting in Kentucky has rocked the emotions of many school resource officers in Region 8.

    The Marshall County school shooting in Kentucky has rocked the emotions of many school resource officers in Region 8.

  • Organization takes proactive approach in active shooter situations

    Organization takes proactive approach in active shooter situations

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 11:21 PM EST2018-01-24 04:21:07 GMT
    Tuesday, January 23 2018 11:41 PM EST2018-01-24 04:41:38 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    One local organization that was not a school or police department had their eyes glued to the TV Tuesday regarding the news of the Kentucky school shooting.

    One local organization that was not a school or police department had their eyes glued to the TV Tuesday regarding the news of the Kentucky school shooting.

  • Boy with special needs escorts homecoming maid

    Boy with special needs escorts homecoming maid

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 11:30 PM EST2018-01-24 04:30:21 GMT
    Tuesday, January 23 2018 11:40 PM EST2018-01-24 04:40:40 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Valley View High School Homecoming had a very special moment Tuesday night as an 8th grader with special needs got the opportunity to escort a homecoming maid.

    Valley View High School Homecoming had a very special moment Tuesday night as an 8th grader with special needs got the opportunity to escort a homecoming maid.

Powered by Frankly