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Richard Earl Griffin

Richard Earl Griffin, American lawyer. Bar: Arkansas 1963, United States District Court (western and eastern districts) Arkansas 1963, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1973, United States Supreme Court 1970. Fellow: American College Trial Lawyers; member: American Bar Association, American Association For Justice, Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, Arkansas Bar Association, American Board Trial Advocates.

Background

  • Griffin, Richard Earl was born on March 13, 1939 in El Dorado, Arkansas, United States. Son of Ervin Earl and JoEllen (Posey) Griffin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Public Administration, University Arkansas, 1963. Juris Doctor, University Arkansas, 1963.

    Career

    • Partner Switzer & Griffin, Crossett, Arkansas, 1963—1970, Griffin, Rainwater & Draper, Crossett, since 1970. Chairman First State Bank, since 1973. Member Arkansas State Senate, Little Rock, 1967—1970.

      Chairman Arkansas Department Corrections, Pine Bluff, 1972—1984.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Arkansas 1963, United States District Court (western and eastern districts) Arkansas 1963, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1973, United States Supreme Court 1970.

    Membership

    Fellow: American College Trial Lawyers. Member: American Bar Association, American Association For Justice, Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, Arkansas Bar Association, American Board Trial Advocates.

    Connections

    • Married Betty Marilyn Cutrer Griffin, January 1, 1959. Children: Richard Gregory, Robert Edward.
    • father: Ervin Earl Griffin
    • mother: JoEllen (Posey) Griffin
    • spouse: Betty Marilyn Cutrer Griffin
    • children: Richard Gregory Griffin
    • Robert Edward Griffin
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