Blake Montgomery
Announces Candidacy
for Prosecuting Attorney

Hempstead and Nevada Counties, Arkansas -- I am excited to announce my candidacy for Prosecuting Attorney of Hempstead and Nevada Counties for election in the Spring of 2022.
I have always had the pleasure of calling Hope, Arkansas my home. I attended Hope Public Schools, the Arkansas School for Math, Science, and the Arts, the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, and the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville. After graduation in 2015, I opened my own law practice in Hope and have been in the private practice of law ever since. Through my practice, I have had the great privilege of representing hundreds of people, businesses, non-profits, and governments in Hempstead and Nevada Counties.

Education

  • Hope High School Class of 2010
  • Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts Class of 2010
  • University of Arkansas at Fayetteville; B.A. Political Science Class of 2012
  • University of Arkansas School of Law at Fayetteville; J.D. Class of 2015
  • Downing College at University of Cambridge, Cambridge, U.K.; Studied comparative international law in partnership with the University of Arkansas.

Professional Career

  • I founded Montgomery Law Firm in 2015 in Hope, Arkansas. Since then, I have represented over 1100 people, businesses, non-profits, and local governments and government agencies in state and federal courts all over Southwest Arkansas.
  • In 2018, I was appointed by Gov. Asa Hutchinson to serve as a Commissioner of the Arkansas Public Defender Commission for a three year term.
  • In 2020, I was appointed by the President of the Arkansas Bar Association, Paul W. Keith, to serve on the Legislation Committee of the Arkansas Bar Association which reviews and establishes initial positions on legislation before the Arkansas legislature.

Achievements

  • Top score on the February 2015 Arkansas Bar Examination.
  • Became a licensed attorney at the age of 22, one of the youngest attorneys in Arkansas in the last fifty years.
  • Voted Best Attorney in the 2018 Hope Star newspaper.

Support Blake's Campaign

To donate by check, make checks payable to:
Blake Montgomery for Prosecuting Attorney,
P.O. Box 786
Hope, Arkansas 71802-0786

Who can vote in this election?
All people registered to vote in Hempstead or Nevada Counties.
An election for Prosecuting Attorney is non-partisan, so you'll be able to vote whether you pick the Republican or Democratic ballot in the Spring of 2022.

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