|The Honorable Associate Justice
|Arkansas Supreme Court|
October 1, 2008 – December 31, 2010
|Appointed by||Gov. Mike Beebe|
|Preceded by||Tom Glaze|
|Residence||Little Rock, Arkansas|
|Alma mater||Arkansas State University
University of Arkansas School of Law
Elana Cunningham Wills (b. c. 1962) is an Arkansas Supreme Court justice. Appointed in September 2008, she will serve on the Court until the end of December 2010. She was previously the state's Deputy Attorney General for Opinions.
Early life and education
On September 2, 2008, she was appointed by Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe to fill a judgeship on the Arkansas Supreme Court following the retirement of Justice Tom Glaze. She was sworn into the office on October 1, 2008 and the term will expire on December 31, 2010. Among other cases she will address is what is probably the final proceeding in the Arkansas State Court system for the West Memphis Three.
Marriage and children
Wills married Jay Wills, an attorney, in the early 1990s. They have one daughter, Grace.
- Freedom of Information Award, Arkansas Press Association
- "Governor Beebe Appoints Arkansas Supreme Court Justice". News release. 2008-09-02. Archived from the original on 2009-07-20.
- Blomeley, Seth (2008-09-03). "Wills to replace Glaze on state's high court". Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.