Arkansas Access to Justice Team

Abby Brenneman

Executive Director

Arkansas Access to Justice Commission & Foundation
Hot Springs Community College & Henderson State University
J.D., William H. Bowen School of Law

Phone: 501.492.7174

Abby Brenneman grew up in Bonnerdale, AR, in a three generation household consisting of her maternal grandparents, parents, and 6 siblings.

She is a proud graduate of Hot Springs Community College and Henderson State University. She graduated cum laude from the William H Bowen School of Law in 2019.

She served as program coordinator for the Access to Justice Commission from December 2021 to January 2023. During that year, she focused on improvements to the Free Legal Answers website, increasing pro bono attorney involvement, pro se plain language forms development, and monthly CLE and clinics coordination.

Abby is also proud to serve as Judge Advocate for the Arkansas Army National Guard. She spent 2023 in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, as the Command Judge Advocate for the 2-153 Infantry Battalion.

In her free time, she enjoys riding bikes, lifting weights, and DJing.

Tameka Parker

IOLTA Program Manager

Arkansas Access to Justice Commission & Foundation
B.A. Psychology, Texas Tech University
Phone: 501.492.7188

Tameka joined Arkansas Access to Justice Commission and Foundation staff in August 2019. She has more than 17 years of experience working in State Government, having held positions in health care, education, and human services agencies.

Tameka is a native Arkansan and enjoys reading and spending time with family.

Edith Chavez De Oseguera

Interim Program Coordinator

Arkansas Access to Justice Commission & Foundation
B.S., International Business, cum laude, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
J.D., William H. Bowen School of Law
Phone: 501.492.7172

Edith became the Interim Program Coordinator in January 2023. She is filling in for our current Program Coordinator, Abby Brenneman, while she is on deployment as a Judge Advocate General.

Edith received her Juris Doctorate from the William H. Bowen School of Law, where she presided over the Hispanic Law Students Association. Before joining Access to Justice, Edith worked as a paralegal and interpreter. Edith’s desire to pursue law stems from her grandfather’s influence as an attorney and activist in Nicaragua.

Edith grew up in Cancun, Mexico. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and volunteering.

Autumn Ballard

Executive Assistant

Arkansas Access to Justice Commission & Foundation
B.A. English Literature, University of Central Arkansas
Phone: 501.492.7176

Autumn joined Arkansas Access to Justice Commission and Foundation staff in July 2022 after working for more than five years in higher education and event coordination.

Autumn is a native Arkansan and spends her free time listening to music, playing video games, knitting, and making a poor attempt at gardening.

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