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Barbara Womack Webb

Barbara Womack Webb is the Chief Executive Officer of the Arkansas Workers' Compensation Commission. She is a graduate of the University of Arkansas School of Law in Little Rock, Arkansas, and a licensed attorney since 1982. Prior to law school, Webb graduated from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas, with a Bachelor of Arts degree. While attending the University of Arkansas, she was named to Phi Beta Kappa and received the Henry M. Alexander Award as the highest ranking Political Science graduate.

From 1982-1987, she worked as an attorney for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company in Arkansas and Oklahoma. From 1987-1997, she became a partner in the law firm of Eichenbaum, Scott, Miller, Liles & Heister, P.A., in Little Rock. From 1997-2002, she served as the Prosecuting Attorney for the 7th and 22nd Judicial Districts. In 2003, she returned to private practice with the law firm of Quattlebaum, Grooms, Tull & Burrow, PLLC in Little Rock, Arkansas.

In 2005, Webb was appointed as an Administrative Law Judge for the Arkansas Workers' Compensation Commission where she served District 5 and presided in compliance cases involving uninsured employers. She has served as President and Parliamentarian of the Arkansas Association of Administrative Adjudicators. She has also served as a member of the Public Information Committee and the Committee for a Modern Judiciary for the Arkansas Bar Association.

Prior to joining the Arkansas Workers' Compensation Commission, she served as a Special Associate Justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court, Benton City Council Alderman and Shannon Hills City Court Judge. In addition, she served on the Arkansas Ethics Commission, Arkansas State Crime Lab Board, Arkansas Coalition for Juvenile Justice, Prosecuting Attorney's Association Board, and the U.S. Department of Justice Anti-Terrorism Task Force.

She has been active in her community and church as Moderator of the Presbytery of Arkansas, Elder and Deacon in her local church, Legal Counsel to the Ouachita Area Boy Scout Council, President of the Royal Players, Inc., and instrumental in the establishment of Safe Haven, Inc., a shelter for domestic violence victims in Saline County.


State of Arkansas
Workers' Compensation Commission
324 South Spring Street
P.O. Box 950
Little Rock, Arkansas 72203-0950
Telephone 1-501-682-3930 / 1-800-622-4472
Legal Advisor Direct 1-800-250-2511
Arkansas Relay System TDD 1-800-285-1131

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