CRIMINAL LAW ATTORNEY
Lynette Boggs-Perez is a felony prosecutor in White County, Arkansas. She is licensed as an attorney in both Arkansas and Texas. She is the author of FINDING GOD IN SIN CITY (HigherLife Publishing, 2015).
About Lynette Boggs-Perez
Lynette Boggs-Perez is felony prosecutor for the 17th Judicial District in Arkansas. Prior to relocating to the Natural State in 2020, she worked in her own law firm, Lynette Boggs Law & Mediations, PC, as an attorney and mediator representing individuals and facilitating settlements in criminal, family, child custody, child welfare and juvenile justice cases in eight counties throughout south Texas, including Bexar County.
Before she became a lawyer, Attorney Perez worked in both city and county government in Las Vegas, Nevada for 15 years. She is a former Assistant City Manager for the City of Las Vegas. In 1999, she became the first woman elected to lead a City Council ward in the history of that city. She is also a former Clark County Commissioner. President George W. Bush appointed her as one of his six citizen trustees of the United States Naval Academy to alongside 12 members of Congress. She is a past board member of the Miss America Organization.
Attorney Perez received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame and a master’s degree in Public Administration, cum laude, from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She received her Juris Doctorate degree at the age of 48 from St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio.
Attorney Boggs-Perez is an experienced trial lawyer who has represented children charged both misdemeanor and felony offenses, including children who have been certified to be prosecuted as adults.
Attorney Boggs-Perez is an experienced mediator assisting couples who are going through divorce, child custody and CPS disputes reach resolution in their cases without the need of going to trial.
Attorney Perez is the past District 7 Trustee and Board Secretary of the Judson Independent School District. She served on the Board of the Law Alumni Association of St. Mary’s University and was the 2018 President of the Black Alumni Law Association (BALA) of St. Mary’s Law School. Attorney Boggs-Perez holds professional memberships in the Texas Bar College, San Antonio Bar Association, San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and San Antonio Black Lawyers Association. Attorney Boggs-Perez is one of two recipients of the 2018 “Future Legends In the Law” Award presented by the San Antonio Black Lawyers Association. She is a volunteer mediator at the Bexar County Dispute Resolution Center. In 2020, she was named a “Top Criminal Defense Lawyer” by S.A. Scene Magazine.
Attorney Perez and her husband Eli are the co-owners of Hammer & Gavel LLC, a construction and remodeling company based in Little Rock. Together, they are the parents of eight and the grandparents of eight.