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WITHERSPOON TO RECEIVE AMERICAN BAR FOUNDATION'S DISTINGUISHED LIFE FELLOW AWARD


Carolyn Witherspoon will receive the Distinguished Life Fellow Award at the American Bar Foundation’s 67th Annual Fellows Award Reception & Banquet on February 4, 2023. She will be the third recipient of this award since its inception in 2017.


The Fellows are a group of law professionals who have demonstrated remarkable professional achievements and public service in the legal field.


This elite group is comprised of just one percent of licensed lawyers according to their jurisdictional area.


Carolyn has been practicing law since 1978 and currently serves as a director at Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus, P.C. She represents both private and public entities and practices primarily in the areas of employment law, arbitration, governmental affairs, and civil litigation. She also serves on the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors.


Carolyn was inducted into the Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame in 2019, has been recognized by the Legal Services Corporation for her pro bono work, and received the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017.


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