Arkansas Access to Justice Team

Jordan Bates-Rogers

Executive Director

Arkansas Access to Justice Commission & Foundation
B.S., Management, summa cum laude, Arkansas State University
J.D., cum laude, University of Alabama School of Law
Phone: 501.492.7174

Jordan became the Executive Director of the Arkansas Access to Justice Commission & Foundation in January of 2021. He is committed to promoting evidence-based policy solutions that make accessing the court system easier for all Arkansans.  Prior to becoming Executive Director, Jordan served as Program Coordinator. In that role, he worked with the American Bar Association and other partners to launch AR.freelegalanswers.org, drafted a CLE for pro bono rule designed to incentivize attorneys to do more pro bono, and provided training about Arkansas’s limited scope representation rules.

Prior to joining Arkansas Access to Justice, Jordan served as a Justice for Arkansans Legal Fellow with the Center for Arkansas Legal Services. In this position, he represented clients in a variety of housing cases and other civil matters. He also presented legal education events across Central and Southeast Arkansas to inform low-income Arkansans of their legal rights. Jordan’s professional experience has also included providing training on record sealing and organizing record sealing clinics.

Jordan is a native Arkansan and enjoys spending time outdoors in the Natural State.

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.

Abby Brenneman

Program Coordinator

Arkansas Access to Justice Commission
B.A., Political Science, summa cum laude, Henderson State University
J.D., William H. Bowen School of Law

Phone: 501.492.7172

Abby became the Program Coordinator for Arkansas Access to Justice in December of 2021. Before that, she practiced in the areas of family law and consumer protection with the Center for Arkansas Legal Services.

She is a part-time Judge Advocate in the Arkansas Army National Guard.

Abby grew up in Hot Springs, Arkansas. In her spare time she enjoys DJing.

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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