About Scott Ellington

Scott Ellington

Scott Ellington is the District Prosecuting Attorney for the Second Judicial District of Arkansas, including Clay, Craighead, Crittenden, Greene, Mississippi and Poinsett Counties.  Prior to his election as Prosecuting Attorney, Scott served as a Deputy Prosecutor, beginning in 2007.

Scott is a native of Brookland in Craighead County, and currently lives in Jonesboro with his wife, who is an elementary school teacher.  They have three adult children and one grandson.

He is a member of the Craighead County Bar Association and the Arkansas Prosecuting Attorneys Association.

Scott was elected as Prosecuting Attorney for the Second Judicial District of Arkansas in 2010, and is currently serving his third term as Prosecutor.  His first term began on January 1, 2011.   He is a founding partner of Mental Health Court, Veterans Court and Sobriety Court.

Before joining the prosecutor’s office, Scott worked in private practice for 15 years, handling a wide variety of litigation including Domestic Relations in which he worked on divorce cases as well as child support and/or custody cases and protection orders.  Further, he worked on Probate matters that not only included estate work, but guardianship cases as well.    Scott has filed many cases in civil court, as well as experience with preparing powers of attorney, wills, sales contracts, deeds of all kinds, and setting up corporations for local businesses.