University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law, Juris Doctor, May 1979
University of Arkansas, Resident Study, Blytheville Air Force Base, M.S. Management, May 1976
Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, B.S. General Business, Minor Management, May 1970
Blytheville Senior High School, Graduated, May 1965
EXPERIENCE:Daniel G. Ritchey Law Office, Sole Practitioner, November 1987 to present
Banks and Ritchey Law Offices, August 19979 to November 1987
Mississippi County Community College, Blytheville AR and Park College, Blytheville Air Force Base, AR: Part-time instructor-Business Law
Bailey, Trimble & Pence, Attorneys at Law, Little Rock, AR: Law Clerk (part-time, September 1978 to August 1979)
Burkhart Randall Division of Textron, Blytheville: AR, Personnel Manager (Responsible for all personnel functions of 400 employee UAW organized plant) December 1973 to August 1976
Cotner-Bevington Division of the Wayne Corporation, Blytheville, AR: Personnel Manager (Responsible for all personnel-related functions of 200 employee Union plant), April 1972 to November 1973
May 1970: Commissioned, 2 LT, U.S. Army
June, 1970-May 1971: Student and Instructor, U.S. Army Signal School, Ft. Gordon, GA and Ft. Monmouth, NJ
June 1971-March 1972: Signal Officer, U.S. Army Republic of Viet Nam
1971-1979: U.S. Army Reserve
1984: Honorable Discharge (Captain)
Blytheville United Way: Past President, Vice President, General Campaign Chairman, and Division Campaign Chairman, 1973-1976
American Red Cross, Blytheville Chapter: Past Board Member
Blytheville Jaycees: Past Member
Blytheville Lions Club: Member, Past President
Blytheville Chamber of Commerce: Member, Past President
Arkansas Northeast College Board of Trustees, Vice Chairman
Blytheville Lions Club
Healing in the Hood, Blytheville
LEGAL SERVICES PERFORMED AS VOLUNTEER FOR COMMUNITY EFFORTS:
Blytheville Fine Arts Council, Inc.
Humane Society of Blytheville, Inc.
Main Street Blytheville, Inc.
The Haven, Inc.
Boys & Girls Club of Mississippi County
Healing in the Hood, Inc.
Lights of the Delta, Inc.
Heaven’s Smallest Angels, Inc.
Friends of Big Lake, Inc.
Blytheville Bar Association
Arkansas Bar Association
American Bar Association
Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association
American Association for Justice (formerly American Trial Lawyers Association)
Previously served, by appointment of the Arkansas Supreme Court, to the Arkansas Supreme Court Criminal Practice Committee
Currently serving, by appointment of the Arkansas Supreme Court, to the Arkansas Supreme Court Criminal Jury Instructions Committee