Duane Kees

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Duane A. Kees
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United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas
Assumed office
January 5, 2018
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byConner Eldridge
Personal details
Born1975 (age 42–43)
Little Rock, Arkansas, U.S.
EducationUniversity of Arkansas, (B.A.)
University of Arkansas School of Law, (J.D.)

Duane A. Kees (born 1975) is an American attorney and the current United States Attorney for the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas. He previously served as director of global ethics and compliance at Walmart. Kees served in the Judge Advocate General's Corps, United States Army for eight years. During his time on active duty, he prosecuted and defended a variety of complex cases and earned two Bronze Stars and a Meritorious Service Medal.[1] He is currently a major in the Arkansas National Guard. Kees was previously a partner at the Asa Hutchinson Law Group. He received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Arkansas and his Juris Doctor from the University of Arkansas School of Law.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Trump nominates Duane "Dak" Kees for U.S. Attorney for Western District of Arkansas". Talk Business & Politics. Retrieved December 17, 2017.
  2. ^ "President Donald J. Trump Announces Seventh Wave of United States Attorney Nominations". The White House. September 22, 2017. Retrieved December 17, 2017. This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
  3. ^ Brantley, Max (September 22, 2017). "Walmart lawyer picked for U.S. attorney in western Arkansas". Arkansas Times. Retrieved December 17, 2017.

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