Niki Cung

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Defense Research Institute
  • National Association of Women Lawyers
    • Membership Committee
    • Backpack to Briefcase, Local Program Coordinator
  • Arkansas Bar Association
    • Commission on Diversity
    • Long Range Planning Committee
    • Committee on Women in the Profession
    • Dues Task Force
    • Arkansas Law Review, Inc. (Former Chair)
    • Board of Governors, 2003 to 2008
    • House of Delegates, 1998 to 2003
      • Arkansas Association of Women Lawyers
      • Oklahoma Bar Association
      • Missouri Bar Association
      • Washington County Bar Association

        • Appointments:
          • Arkansas Bar Association Commission on Diversity, 2016-2017, Co-Chair
          • Arkansas Supreme Court Committee on Professional Conduct, 2012, Panel Member
          • Governor’s Advisory Council on Emergency Medical Services, 2010, Attorney Member
          • Legal Aid of Arkansas, 2007, Board of Directors (Vice Chair; Personnel Committee, Chair)

          Other Distinctions

          • Mid-South edition of Super Lawyers® -  2007, 2011-2016
          • First Vietnamese-born person to be licensed to practice law in the State of Arkansas
          • Arkansas Supreme Court Professionalism Practicum, Faculty Member, 2007 to present 
          • Litigation Counsel of America, 2007 to present
          • Graduate, National Institute for Trial Advocacy Advanced Advocates Program, 2004
          • W.A. Eldredge Outstanding Young Trial Lawyer Award, Recipient, 2002-2003
          • The College of Master Advocates & Barristers, 2001
          • Trucking Industry Defense Association, 2001 to present
          • Graduate, International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy, 2000
          • Pro Bono Volunteer Attorney of the Year, River Valley Legal Services, 2000
          • W.B. Putman American Inn of Court, 1999 to present

          Community Involvement

          • Chair of the Board of Legal Aid of Arkansas
          • Board Member and Membership Chair - Rotary Club of Fayetteville
          • Samaritan Community Center, Volunteer, 2012
          • Northwest Arkansas Children’s Shelter, Volunteer, 2011
          • United Way, SARPA Fundraising Event, 2009, 2010
          • Peace at Home Family Shelter, Fundraising Event, 2007, 2008
          • Fort Smith Art Center, Board of Directors, 1999 to 2005

          Law School Service:
          • Orientation for First Year Law Students, Discussion Panel Member
          • Board of Advocates Student Competitions, Judge
          • Women Law Student Association, Event Participant
          • Black Law Student Association, Event Participant
          • Asian Law Student Association, Discussion Panel Member
          • Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars, Event Participant and Host