David W. Parker

David W. Parker

Little Rock, Arkansas

Former prosecutor, David Parker, joined Dodds, Kidd, Ryan & Rowan in 2017.  After graduating from UALR William H. Bowen School of Law in 2008, David worked as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, where he prosecuted over 30,000 criminal cases in White County District and Circuit Courts.  There, he also served as Special Judge in White County District Court – Civil Division.


Following his time as a prosecutor, David worked at the Department of Finance and Administration as Revenue Legal Counsel.  There, David represented the department in all DWI drivers’ license appeal cases for the entire state of Arkansas.  As part of his representation for the department, David played a key role in lobbying legislators and drafting legislation regarding Arkansas’ DWI laws, licensing and criminal statutes.  Besides his work on DWI appeals, David litigated tax protests, business closures, and other civil lawsuits on behalf of DFA.


As a Little Rock native, David serves on the Board of Directors for the Big Dam Bridge Foundation, whose mission is to promote the use, support, and preservation of the Big Dam Bridge for the advancement of health, fitness, cultural and recreational activities in Arkansas.  David is also among the sixteen founding members of the Little Rock Touchdown Club, where membership has grown to more than 800 members, with the purpose of bringing football fans together to support all levels of Arkansas football.

Areas of Practice:

DWI, Criminal, Domestic, Civil Litigation



UALR William H. Bowen School of Law, Little Rock, Arkansas

Juris Doctorate – 2008


University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, Fayetteville, Arkansas

B.S. Applied Mathematics – 2001


Catholic High, Little Rock, Arkansas - 1997


Reported Cases:

Thomas Stuart v. Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration, 2017 Ark. App. 139.


Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law