by Max Brantley
Arkansas Court of Appeals Judge Robin Wynne of Fordyce has announced he's running for the state Supreme Court seat vacated by the retiring Justice Donald Corbin.
If there have been any other formal announcements for this seat, I"ve missed them.
Court of Appeals Judge Rhonda Wood is expected to seek the Supreme Court seat from which Justice Robert Brown retired, currently behind held by appointed Justice Cliff Hoofman.
Court of Appeals Judge Robin Wynne announced today that he would seek the seat on the Arkansas Supreme Court being vacated by Justice Don Corbin, who will not be seeking re-election. Judge Wynne is serving his second term on the Arkansas Court of Appeals.
Wynne received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University and his law degree from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. Prior to his service on the Arkansas Court of Appeals, Judge Wynne served as the Dallas County District Judge.
An attorney for over thirty-three years, Wynne began his legal career with a general law practice in Fordyce where he served as City Attorney, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney and was a member of the School Board. Wynne also was elected to two terms in the Arkansas House of Representatives.
Judge Wynne and his wife of thirty-two years, Margo, have four adult children, Robin, Jr. and his wife, Ashley, Chris, Grant, Hayden, and one grandchild. They are lifelong members of the United Methodist Church. Wynne previously served as legal counsel to the Arkansas Conference of the United Methodist Church. Currently Wynne is acting lay speaker at Redfield United Methodist Church. In addition to his legal education, Judge Wynne attended Southern Methodist University Perkins School of Theology.