Associate Justice Cody Hiland, Position 2

Associate Justice Cody Hiland
Year Elected or Appointed to Current Position

B.A. University of Central Arkansas; J.D. UALR Bowen School of Law Little Rock.

Law-Related Employment:
Prosecuting Attorney 20th Judicial District, 2011-2017; United States Attorney for the Eastern District, 2017-2020; Chief Legal Counsel for the Arkansas Department of Public Safety 2020-2022; Staff Attorney Arkansas Public Service Commission. 

Law Practice or Teaching Areas:
Partner at Hiland, Thomas & Cox Law Firm, 2006-2010. Associate Attorney, Hixon & Cleveland Law Office 

Former Board of Trustees, Central Baptist College in Conway Arkansas Term 2005-2010
Former Board Member, Arkansas Prosecuting Attorneys Association
Former Member, National District Attorneys Association
Former Member Prosecutors Center for Excellence, National Best Practices Committee
Former Arkansas Supreme Court Task Force on Uniform Charge Codes
Current Member National Association of Former United States Attorney
Rotary Club Paul Harris Fellow (currently an inactive member)
Current Member Immanuel Baptist Church Little Rock Arkansas

Received the Champion of Justice Award from the Arkansas Prosecuting Attorneys Association in 2017
Received the Central Baptist College Alumni Impact Award in 2018
Received the Chairman’s Award from the Arkansas State Police Foundation in 2020
Distinguished Alumni Award from Southside Bee Branch High School
Mustang Community Impact Award, Central Baptist College
Outstanding Alumnus Award, Department of Government, Public Service, & International Studies at the University of Central Arkansas