Rebekah Tucci is the Domestic Violence Program Director for the Administrative Office of the Courts. Tucci joined the Arkansas Administrative Office of the Courts in December 2014 to take on the task of educating judges, court staff, law enforcement, probation, and community partners about domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking.
Tucci earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of South Florida Honors College and a Juris Doctor degree from Stetson University College of Law. She is currently working toward a Masters in Public Service from the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service. Tucci previously worked with the Center for Arkansas Legal Services (CALS) as their pro bono coordinator, and with pro se litigants at the reference desk of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law Library. She also previously worked as a domestic violence victim’s advocate for the Special Prosecutor in the Office of the State Attorney, 10th Judicial District in Bartow, Florida; consulted for the Domestic Violence Unit of the prosecutor’s office in Buenos Aires, Argentina; clerked with the Domestic Violence Family Law unit of Memphis Area Legal Services and the Family Safety Center of Shelby County in Memphis, Tennessee and clerked for the Legal Department of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Tampa Field Office in Tampa, Florida.
As the Domestic Violence Program Director, Tucci’s is the state's expert on domestic violence and her job is to educate the judiciary and its stakeholders in the area of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and sexual assault. Tucci’s vision for the AOC’s Domestic Violence Program includes building a program that supports a well-educated judiciary, with judicial experts in every region of the state who are focused on reducing the rates of domestic violence homicides.
For more information, you can email Rebekah at Rebekah.Tucci@arcourts.gov.