Two lawyers from Southeast Arkansas were among honorees recognized by the Arkansas Bar Association recently.


Kandice A. Bell with the Law Office of Gov. Asa Hutchinson, senior counselor and district representative, Little Rock, received a Golden Gavel award for her work as co-chair of the Member Benefits Committee. Bell is from White Hall.


Paul W. Keith, Gibson & Keith, Monticello, was named president-elect. Keith also received a Golden Gavel award for his work as chair of the Jurisprudence and Law Reform Committee.


The association recognized members during its annual meeting June 12-14 at the Hot Springs Convention Center, according to a news release.