In re Retirement of Danielson (Per Curiam)

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Cite as 2016 Ark. 466 SUPREME COURT OF ARKANSAS Opinion Delivered: December 15, 2016 IN RE RETIREMENT OF ASSOCIATE JUSTICE PAUL E. DANIELSON PER CURIAM Upon his retirement from the Supreme Court of Arkansas after ten years of dedicated service as associate justice, the court recognizes and expresses its appreciation to Justice Paul E. Danielson. Justice Danielson graduated with honors from Florida State University and served his country for four years in the United States Air Force. He earned his law degree from the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville, where he was a member of the Arkansas Law Review and graduated with honors. He served as a law clerk to Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Frank Holt, as a deputy prosecuting attorney in the Sixth and Fifteenth Judicial Districts, and as city attorney for the City of Booneville. He practiced law for eighteen years and also taught at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law. Justice Danielson served twelve years as a circuit judge in the Fifteenth Judicial District and was named Outstanding Trial Judge for 2002–03 by the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association. Cite as 2016 Ark. 466 Since joining this court in 2007, Justice Danielson has served our community and the legal profession in a variety of ways, including as liaison to the Arkansas Continuing Legal Education Board, the Supreme Court Committee on Professional Conduct, the Supreme Court Committee on Civil Practice, and the Supreme Court Committee on Model Jury Instructions–Civil. He has also served as chair of the Committee on the Pilot Program for Appellate Mediation as well as chair of the Arkansas Supreme Court Electronic Filing Pilot Program, which implemented e-filing at the state appellate level. He is a member of the Arkansas Bar Foundation. On behalf of the State of Arkansas, we thank Justice Danielson for his many contributions to the justice system and the community. ______________________________ Chief Justice Howard W. Brill ______________________________ Justice Karen R. Baker ______________________________ Justice Courtney Hudson Goodson ______________________________ Justice Josephine Linker Hart ______________________________ Justice Rhonda K. Wood ______________________________ Justice Robin F. Wynne 2 SUPREME COURT OF ARKANSAS opinion Delivered: December 75, 2076 IN RE RTTIREMENT OF ASSOCIATEJUSTICE PAI-IL E. DANIELSON PER CURIAM Upon his retirement from the Supreme Court of A¡kansas after ten years of dedicated service as associate justice, the court recognizes and expresses its appreciation toJustice Paul E- Danielson. Justice Danielson graduated with honors from Florida State lJniversity and served his country for four years United States in the Air Force. He earned his law degree from the Universiry of ,trkansas School of Law in Fayetteville, where he was a member of the Arkansas Law Review and graduated Justice Frank Holt, as a deputy prosecuting attorney City of Booneville. He practiced 1aw with honors- FIe served as a law clerk to Arkansas Supreme Court in the Sixth and Fifteenth Judicial Districts, and as city attorney for the for eighteen yeaß and also taught at the Univenity of Arkansas t Little Rock School of Law. Justice Danielson served twelve years as a circuit judge in the FifteenthJudicial District and was named Outstanding Trial J*dg" for 20A243 by the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association. Since joining this court in 2007, Justice Danielson has served our community and the legal profession in a. vaiety of ways, including as liaison to the Arkansas Continuing Legal Education Board, the Supreme Court Committee on Professional Conduct, the Supreme Court Committee on Civil Practice, and the Supreme Court Committee on ModelJury lrxtructions- Civil. He has also served as chair of the Committee on the Pilot Program for Appellate Mediation as well as chair of the Arkansas Supreme Court Electronic Filing Pilot Program, which implemented e-frling at the state appellate level- He is a member of the Arkansas Bar Foundation. On behalf of the State of ,\rkansas, we thankJustice Danielson for his rrrarTy contributions to the justice system and the communiry. ll^'r-ø h. 8;u R. Baker ChiefJustice Howard W. Brill J Justice 'W'ood J Robin F Linker Hart