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AAC F A M I L Y & F R I E N D S


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New litigation counsel brings sense of humor, years of legal experience to AAC. He’s No Cowboy


Story and Photo by Christy L. Smith AAC Communications Director


“Tere was a character named Raylin


Givens who was a U.S. Marshal in that show,” Jorgensen said. “He always wore a Stetson hat, which looks remarkably like the one I have. I always commented on it jokingly because I am not a cowboy or a U.S. Marshal.” Yet, Jorgensen said, his wife bought him the hat for his birthday last year. “It’s pretty awesome. I like it, and so


I wear it,” Jorgensen said. “I do have a pair of boots, also a gift from my wife. I don’t have a gun or a horse or a badge or anything else. It’s just a fun prop.” And his response to questions about the hat is a good indicator of the sense of humor Jorgensen brought with him to the AAC when he joined the staff on June 12, 2017. “It’s OK to tell jokes,” Jorgensen said of the AAC office. “Tank goodness be- cause I would not fit in otherwise.” Jorgensen was born in Texas and lived in


Missouri for a short time. His parents — his father is an engineer, and his mother is a registered nurse — moved to Little Rock when Jorgensen was 7. He graduated from Little Rock Central High School before attending the University of Oklahoma at Norman, where he earned degrees in po- litical science and philosophy. He says he never considered becoming


Colin Jorgensen joined the AAC staff as litigation counsel in June. He brings years of experience as an attorney in the Arkansas Attorney General’s civil litigation department.


new litigation counsel, Colin Jorgensen, is a cowboy, either literally or figuratively.


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irst things first: Let’s address the cowboy hat. After all, it is an attention grabber. However, it’s no indication that AAC’s


He’s very much a city boy — and a man who follows the letter of the law. “It was a gift from my wife,” Jorgensen said when asked about the hat. He and his wife of eight years, Eve, were fans of the television series “Justified.”


a lawyer until, as a college student, he realized his liberal arts degrees were “not conducive to finding gainful employ- ment.” So he went to the University of Michigan to earn a law degree. Jorgensen’s first job out of college was as an associate at Wright Lindsey Jen- nings in Little Rock. After two years he took a job in the civil litigation depart- ment of the Arkansas Attorney General’s office. Over the course of 10 years, he


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