Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame: Judge Elsijane Trimble Roy, Legal Trailblazer

by Lydia McAllister  on Monday, Aug. 14, 2017 12:00 am   4 min read

Elsijane Trimble Roy from 1936 (Arkansas State Archives)

Judge Elsijane Trimble Roy, as Arkansas' first female circuit judge, first female supreme court justice and the first female federal judge appointed in Arkansas, left a lasting legacy upon the state, opening many doors for other women in the legal field.

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