Who is Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge?

BEFORE Leslie Rutledge became Attorney General of Arkansas, she ran a successful law practice specializing in administrative law, state and local government and electoral law.

As she continues her run for lieutenant governor, many Americans want to know more about the Republican nominee.

Leslie Rutledge is the Arkansas Attorney General


Leslie Rutledge is the Arkansas Attorney GeneralPhoto credit: Facebook/AGLeslieRutledge

Who is Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge?

Rutledge is a popular lawyer and politician who was born on June 9, 1976 in Batesville, Arkansas.

After graduating from the University of Arkansas and the University of Arkansas Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law, she began her legal career, according to her biography, at the Arkansas Court of Appeals as a clerk for Judge Josephine Hart.

She was later sworn in as Arkansas’ 56th Attorney General in 2015, becoming the first woman since Mary Stallcup to hold the position.

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Rutledge was then re-elected in 2018 to a second term ending January 10, 2023.

In October 2022, Rutledge sat down with political commentator Jon Stewart on his Apple TV show The Problem With Jon Stewart, where they discussed, among other things, Arkansas’ controversial ban on gender-affirming grooming.

Is Leslie Rutledge Married?

Rutledge has been married to Boyce Johnson since 2015.

Johnson, who is from Marion, is known for his career as a soybean farmer.

The two began dating in 2013 after meeting at the Farm Bureau Convention, according to the Arkansas Times.

Prior to his career, Johnson earned a bachelor’s degree in agriculture from the University of Arkansas and previously served as President of the Board of Directors of the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Alumni Society.

Leslie Rutledge was re-elected to a second term in 2018


Leslie Rutledge was re-elected to a second term in 2018Photo credit: Getty

Does Leslie Rutledge have children?

After Rutledge tied the knot in 2015, she welcomed a baby girl in July 2018.

Julianna Carol Johnson, who is now 4 years old, was born weighing 5 pounds, 15 ounces.

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At the time, Rutledge called her an “absolute blessing and gift from God.”

Julianna makes frequent appearances on Rutledge’s Instagram page, where she shares stories about her life and career with nearly 4,000 followers.

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