NAB Member Cynthia Nance Receives Prestigious Richard S. Arnold Award

The award recognizes Dean Emerita Nance for for Distinguished Service in the Western District of Arkansas by the Eighth Circuit Bar Association.

Monday, November 15, 2021

Cynthia Nance, dean emerita and the Nathan G. Gordon Professor of Law at the University of Arkansas School of Law, has received the Richard S. Arnold Award for Distinguished Service in the Western District of Arkansas by the Eighth Circuit Bar Association. The award was presented at the Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference Oct. 29 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Dean Nance currently serves as a member of the National Advisory Board of the NALP Foundation and previously served on the Board of Trustees.

Since 2012, at the Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference, the Eighth Circuit Bar Association has presented Richard S. Arnold Awards for Distinguished Service to 10 deserving individuals. The awards are made by the Association based on nominations provided by the chief judges of each district in the Circuit.

"This award is a tribute to Dean Nance's leadership in legal education, her demonstrated commitment to justice and her continued service as a role model to our law students and wider community, and we are incredibly proud of her," said Margaret Sova McCabe, dean of the law school.

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