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Wayne practiced law first with Leroy Autrey and John Goodson Sr. Then Wayne went to work for the Arnold firm, which included Richard Arnold, Tom Arnold, and a couple more Arnolds. Then he went to Tackett Dowd Harrelson and Moore, then Dowd Harrelson Moore and Giles, then to the Public Defenders Office until he retired.
I was longtime friend of Wayne Dowd and gave the eulogy at his funeral along with Judge William R. Wilson, who was a contemporary of Wayne's in Texarkana for a short time but remained lifelong friends with him.
 

Ted Capeheart
Texarkana, AR