David Clay Fowlkes to serve as Acting U.S. Attorney for Western District of Arkansas

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FORT SMITH, Ark. (KNWA) — David Clay Fowlkes will serve as Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas.

Born in Harrison, Mr. Fowlkes is a graduate of Arkansas State University and the University of Arkansas School of Law.

Fowlkes previously served as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for Benton County from September 2003 to December 2007 then joined the United States Attorney’s Office where he’s served since 2007 on.

Fowlkes succeeds former U.S. Attorney Duane ‘DAK’ Kees who resigned from the position on January 17th.

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