David Phillips

City Attorney
Title: Deputy City Attorney
Phone: 479-750-8173
David Phillips, Deputy City Attorney

David D. Phillips was born and raised in Springdale.


He graduated from Springdale High School and was commissioned as a Military Police Officer from the Reserve Officers Training Corps at the University of Arkansas. He served in the Federal Republic of Germany, Belgium, the Panama Canal Zone and at the Pentagon, and was deployed to Bosnia where he served as Provost Marshal for the Multi-National Division, North, Task Force Eagle, while in the Army. He also earned a Master of Business Administration Degree from Syracuse University. Following the military, he attended the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, School of Law where he was awarded his Juris Doctorate Degree.

Work Experience

He has served in the Arkansas Judicial District 19-East Prosecuting Attorney’s Office as a Deputy Prosecutor handling felony and misdemeanor criminal cases, asset forfeitures, and civil involuntary commitments. He also advised the Carroll County Judge in County governmental matters. David is a certified law enforcement instructor. 

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