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Claibourne Watkins Patty,, American lawyer. Bar: Arkansas 1961.


Patty,, Claibourne Watkins was born on February 19, 1934 in Cleveland. Son of Claibourne Watkins and Eleanor (Todd) Patty.


Bachelor, University of South, 1955. Juris Doctor, University Arkansas, 1961.


Law clerk United States district judge, Fort Smith, 1961-1963. Private practice Little Rock, 1963-1968. Assistant insurance commissioner State of Arkansas, 1968-1969.

Trust officer Union National Bank of Little Rock, 1969-1977. Assistant dean University Arkansas School Law, Little Rock. Also executive director Arkansas Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1977-1986.

Law clerk 2d Division Chancery Court, Pulaski County, 1986-1989. Of counsel Gruber Law Firm, North Little Rock, 1989-2001. Principal Patty Law Firm, since 2001.

Lecturer law Arkansas School Law, 1965. Board directors, chairman Pulaski County Legal Aid Bureau, 1966—1969. Member committee on civil practice Arkansas Supreme Court, 1998—2004.

With Army of the United States, 1955-1957.


Board of directors, president Family Svc. Agency of Control Arkansas, 1976-1981, 86-93, 99-;board directors, president Good Shepherd Ecumenical Retirement Center, since 1975. Board directors American Diabetes Association, Arkansas Affil., since 1996, Arkansas Gerontological Society since 1996.

Member Arkansas advising committee United States Commision on Civil Rights, 1985-1989. WithAUS, 1955-1957. Member Beta Theta Pi, Phi Alpha Delta.


Married Barbara Benton, May 4, 1968. Children– Claibourne Watkins III, William Jordan.