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Marsha Wardlaw Clevenger

Class of 1979 - B.S. Accounting

Marsha Wardlaw Clevenger

Marsha, of Little Rock, Arkansas. began her service as an Assistant United States Attorney in May, 2006. She is the Project Safe Childhood (PSC) Coordinator for the Eastern District of Arkansas and most of her practice is devoted to sexual exploitation of children. This involves working with state and federal law enforcement to track down predators who produce, receive, distribute or possess child pornography and chat on the Internet to entice a minor to engage in criminal sexual activity. Ms. Clevenger also makes community presentations regarding the protection of children to churches, schools, and other organizations.

Prior to joining the Department of Justice, Ms. Clevenger was the Senior Law Clerk for the late United States District Judge Stephen M. Reasoner. She also served as a law clerk to the late United States District Judge William R. Overton and to the late Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tom Digby.

Ms. Clevenger is a long-term volunteer member of Riverfest, an annual three-day festival located on the Arkansas River in Little Rock. The festival attracts visitors from surrounding states and has been featured in Southern Living Magazine as one of the best festivals to attend.

During her time at The Woods, Marsha completed an accounting degree and was a member of Chi Omega sorority. In 2004, she was honored with the Green Owl award by the WWU alumni association, and in 2007 she was awarded the Outstanding Service Award.