Spotlight: AR AG Tim Griffin

Professional background: Tim Griffin was elected as Arkansas’s 57th Attorney General in November 2022. AG Griffin served as Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas from 2014 to 2022. Previously he represented Arkansas’s 2nd U.S. Congressional District and served as U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, and as special assistant to the president and deputy director of political affairs for President George W. Bush. AG Griffin has served as an officer in the U.S. Army Reserve, Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps, for over 25 years and currently holds the rank of colonel.

Key priorities since becoming AG:

  • Growing jobs for Arkansans through economic development.
  • Expanding parental choice in education.
  • Reform of state government.

Education:  AG Griffin graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) from Hendrix College and a J.D. from Tulane University.

Personal: AG Griffin and his wife, Elizabeth, live in Little Rock with their three children.