Paula Casey

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Paula J. Casey (born c. 1961) served as United States Attorney (1993–2000) for the Eastern District of Arkansas.

She earned her B.A. degree in 1973 at East Central University in Oklahoma and her J.D. in 1977 at University of Arkansas School of Law at Fayetteville.[1]

Casey was professor at the William H. Bowen School of Law (University of Arkansas at Little Rock) 1978 to 1993, when she left to become U.S. Attorney. She was associate dean of the school from 1986 through 1991. She worked with United States Senator Dale Bumpers as Chief Counsel and Legislative Assistant, from 1991 through 1993. She was appointed United States Attorney by Bill Clinton in 1993, serving through 2000. She rejoined the UALR Law School faculty in 2001.

Professor Casey has taught Lawyering Skills, Criminal Procedure, Evidence, Advanced Litigation, Family Law and Property. She also received the FBI Meritorious Achievement Award in 1997.

On February 21, 2012, the UALR William H. Bowen School of Law announced that Professor Casey will serve as the interim dean beginning on July 1, 2012.[2]


  1. ^ UALR Bowen School of Law, Paula J. Casey,
  2. ^ Tonya Smith,Casey Selected as Interim Dean at Bowen,