PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
Jack Arnold
686 Pinnacle Hill Rd
Kingston Springs, TN 37082
Work Phone: (615)952-9718
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EDUCATION___________________________________________________________________ VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL, Nashville, TN Doctor of Jurisprudence, May 2012 Honors and Activities: Richard Nagareda Best Oralist Award, Moot Court Competition 2010-2011; Cal Turner Fellowship for Moral Leadership in the Professions 2010-2011; Lightfoot Franklin & White Award for Best Oralist 2009-2010; Vanderbilt Scholastic Excellence Award for Regulatory State; Moot Court Board 2011-2012; Mock Trial Octo-finalist 2009-2010; Pro Bono Service Award 2010, 2011 2012; Pro Bono Service Pledge completion class of 2012; President, The List Project at Vanderbilt 2010-2011; Co-president, Law Students for Veterans’ Affairs 2010-2011. THE DEFENSE LANGUAGE INSTITUTE, Monterey, CA Graduate Basic Arabic Course, November 2004 THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, Columbus, OH Masters of Arts, Philosophy, December 1999 AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Auburn, AL Bachelors of Arts, Philosophy, Religion, June 1996 EMPLOYMENT________________________________________________________________ INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE FOR U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, TN 07 2012 Planned and managed a campaign, including filings with the FEC, fundraising, organizing volunteers and events and managing publicity. November 2011 – November 2012. OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY GENERAL Intern, General Sessions Criminal Court, Criminal Division Three, Nashville, TN: conducted bench trials for misdemeanor criminal offenses and preliminary hearings for felony criminal offenses; determined and made plea offers to criminal defense attorneys; directly observed criminal trials and procedures; researched legal issues for evidentiary hearings and motions; interviewed witnesses and victims; investigated facts to produce information for use in criminal trials; assisted in pre-trial preparation; contacted District Attorneys’ Offices nationwide to obtain information necessary for sentencing under Tennessee law. May 2010 – July 2010; May 2011 – November 2011. BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, FIREARMS, AND EXPLOSIVES Intern, Office of General Counsel Brentwood/Nashville Division: Researched matters relevant to search and seizure and probable cause directly relevant to ongoing Agency hearings, Federal District Court proceedings, and Circuit Courts of Appeals hearings for the Sixth and Eleventh Circuits; performed statutory and regulatory research required for revocations of Federal Firearms Licenses for licensees not in compliance with regulations. August 2010 – May 2011. U. S. ARMY, FIRST BRIGADE TENTH MOUNTAIN DIVISION Non-commissioned Officer, Ft. Drum, NY: Trained personnel in counter-insurgency missions for deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan; produced analysis that contributed to the removal of more than 24 high-level insurgents and dozens of lower-level insurgents (Kirkuk, Iraq); led a four-man team responsible for capturing the highest number of insurgent targets of any other group operating in the Division area of operations (Baghdad, Iraq). Good Conduct Medal (2), Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal (2), Iraq Campaign Medal (2), Meritorious Unit Citation (1st Brigade 10th Mountain Division, July 2005 to August 2006). March 2005 – May 2008. Other Awards: National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Air Assault Badge. THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, Columbus and Newark, OH Instructor and Teaching Assistant (Philosophy): Designed, taught and graded college-level courses for 30 to 45 students. Courses included: Introduction to Logic, Introduction to Philosophy, Introduction to Ethics, writing courses in social/political philosophy, and Probability and Decision Making. September 1996 – December 2002. PERSONAL____________________________________________________________________ Held a Top Secret Security Clearance (DOD) from February 2005 until February 2010; has a Secret Clearance (DOD) until February 2015; held a temporary SF 85P authorization February 2010 to August 2011 (DOJ). Language: Proficiency in Modern Standard and Iraqi Arabic. Publication: Co-author with Stewart Shapiro of “Where in the (World Wide) Web of Belief is the Law of Non-Contradiction?” Nous, 2007, 41:2, 276-297. Interests: Hunting, fishing, college football. REFERENCES_________________________________________________________________ Alexander Owen, former Platoon Leader, ADA Manhattan NY, alowen36@gmail.com, 248.854.2426 Patricia Lancaster, supervisor ATF, Patricia.P.Lancaster@usdoj.gov, 615.202.0455 Allegra Walker, Assistant District Attorney, Nashville, AllegraWalker@jis.nashville.org, 615.579.8203

Additional Information

TBA Membership Status: Member : 2013 - 2014
Legal Education: Vanderbilt Law School
Year Licensed: 2012
Year Licensed in Tennessee: 2012
Section Membership(s): Young Lawyers Division, Criminal Justice Section, Family Law Section, General-Solo-Small Firm Practitioners Section, TBA Members
Practice Areas/Areas of Interest: Juvenile Law, Criminal Law - Defense, Criminal Law - Prosecution, Family Law, General Practice