Larry Jegley is the Prosecuting Attorney for the Sixth Judicial District of Arkansas, serving Pulaski and Perry Counties. Mr. Jegley has served in that capacity for 18 years. Jegley began his career at the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office as Chief Deputy in 1991. In 1996, he was elected as Prosecuting Attorney. He was sworn into his eighth term of office on January 1, 2019. The Sixth Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is one of the largest law firms in the State, with 47 Deputy Prosecuting Attorneys, supported by investigators, victim witness coordinators, and administrative professionals. His office handles thousands of criminal prosecutions every year.
Jegley is a cum laude graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law, where he was a member of the Law Journal and the Arkansas Law Review. He received his undergraduate degree from Hendrix College. He has been named a Distinguished Alumnus of Little Rock Catholic High School.
Prior to joining the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, Jegley served as the Chief Staff Attorney for the Arkansas Court of Appeals. Before joining the Court of Appeals, Jegley was legal advisor to the North Little Rock Police Department, staff attorney for the Arkansas Public Service Commission and instructor of law and legal clinic supervisor for the UALR Law School. He was also in private practice.
Jegley is a member of the American, Arkansas and Pulaski County Bar Associations, National District Attorney’s Association and served as the 2015 President of the Arkansas Prosecuting Attorney’s Association, having also served in that position in 2001. He has served on the Supreme Court Committee on Criminal Jury Instructions, the Court’s Committee on Automation, the Bar Association’s Judicial Discipline Task Force, and the State Drug Abuse Coordinating Council.
Jegley is a member of Holy Souls Catholic Church. His wife, Angela,was a career Assistant United States Attorney and has recently retired. The couple has two children, Amanda and Adam, both of whom are lawyers. The family lives on their farm near Roland north of Pinnacle Mountain in Pulaski County.