Podcast: An Interview with Leadership from the ADCPA
In this episode, Justice Speaks continues its series about State Treatment Court Associations and interviews Judge Andrew Gill and Ms. Janet Hawley representing the Arkansas Drug Court Professionals Association (ADCPA).
Judge Andrew Gill
Andrew Gill is a Circuit Judge who currently serves in the 6th Judicial District of Arkansas. Born in Massachusetts, he was raised on the campus of Heifer Internationals Learning and Livestock Center in Perryville, AR. Gill graduated from Lyon College in 1998 with a B.A. in Philosophy. He then worked in the mental health field as a case manager before deciding to pursue a career in law. Gill attended night school at the Bowen School of Law in Little Rock and earned his J.D.
After law school, Gill worked as a deputy prosecutor and maintained a small private practice before being elected as a District Court Judge for Perry County in 2012. In 2020, he was elected to the Circuit Bench, where he serves Perry and Pulaski Counties.
Gill is married and the father of two teenagers. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family and participating in outdoor activities such as hiking, hunting, and coaching.