LITTLE ROCK, ARK.—Scott Troutt has filed as a candidate to serve as Circuit Judge for the Second Judicial District- Seventh Division. Troutt, a native of Northeast Arkansas, has owned a general law practice based in Jonesboro, Arkansas for nearly a decade. He released the following statement regarding his candidacy:
“My wife Tiffany and I made the decision for me to run for Circuit Judge because we believe I have the skillsets needed to serve the Second Judicial District fairly and impartially. Having represented clients from all walks of life, I know how critical it is for society to have confidence that our justice system will be fair, prompt, and efficient. As your Circuit Judge, I will treat all who come before the court justly and will be dedicated to ensuring the process is timely,” said Scott Troutt.
SCOTT TROUTT BIOGRAPHY
Scott Troutt was born and raised in Jonesboro, Arkansas and graduated from Jonesboro Public Schools in 2001. During his childhood, Scott gained interest in public service and civics from his grandfather John Troutt, former owner-publisher of The Jonesboro Sun. His interest in public service led to him pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Vanderbilt University in 2005. Troutt later went on to graduate from the University of Arkansas William H. Bowen School of Law.
In 2011, Scott opened the Troutt Law Firm which is a general practice firm with a focus in real estate and family law. In addition to his work as an attorney, Troutt served as a Craighead County Election Commissioner from 2013-2019.
Scott and his wife Tiffany Romines Troutt are the parents of Greta Grace, Clara Faith, and Annette Hope. Scott’s family are active members of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church.
SECOND JUDICIAL DISTRICT
The Second Judicial District is comprised of Clay, Craighead, Crittenden, Greene, Mississippi, and Poinsette Counties. There will be twelve Circuit Judge divisions within the district in 2021.