Arkansas Bar Association names Jay Robbins as director of governmental relations

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The Arkansas Bar Association named Jay K. Robbins as its new director of government relations for the statewide organization.

The Arkansas Bar Association is a voluntary, statewide organization representing the legal profession with more than 5,000 members.

“Jay’s experience will be invaluable in leading the association’s government relations efforts,” said Executive Director Karen K. Hutchins. “His established relationships and well-respected reputation at the State Capitol will help further the mission of the association. His expertise in government and public relations will expand the association’s support of more than 5,000 members. We are happy to have Jay join our team.”

Robbins previously served as the vice president of government relations for inVeritas, a global public affairs firm specializing in corporate and brand management, public relations, government relations, market research and intelligence. Jay managed the political and government relations services for inVeritas.

Robbins serves on the board of directors for the Arkansas Society of Professional Lobbyists. A native of Hot Springs, he earned his bachelor’s degree in public relations from the University of Arkansas with a minor in political science.