Mullenix & Associates to Welcome Kelley Linck

Firm Now Includes Two Former Legislators 

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 LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Sept. 10, 2019) - Mullenix & Associates LLC today announced Kelley Linck will join the firm in mid-October. With this addition, the firm will have seven members, including two former legislators and three attorneys, and a combined 65 years of experience with state legislative, policy and regulatory issues.


“For decades, Mullenix & Associates has expanded to successfully meet our clients’ needs,” said co-founder Ted Mullenix. “With his experience and unique perspective, Kelley will complement our firm’s existing strengths. 


Since 2016, Linck has served as chief of staff and chief of legislative and intergovernmental affairs for the Arkansas Department of Human Services. He served in the Arkansas House of Representatives from 2011-2016, where he chaired the Public Health, Labor and Welfare Committee and Administrative Rules and Regulations Subcommittee of the Arkansas Legislative Council. Prior to his legislative service, he worked in the state’s tourism industry. An Arkansas native, he holds a bachelor’s degree from Arkansas Tech University. 


Mullenix & Associates’ current principals include Ted Mullenix, Julie Mullenix and Austin Grinder. Ted Mullenix served 16 years in the Arkansas State Legislature, including four terms as House Minority Leader. Licensed attorneys, Julie and Austin represent clients with legislative and regulatory issues. All three provide government relations consulting and lobby the legislature. 


About Mullenix & Associates LLC

Founded in 1999 by Ted and Julie Mullenix, Mullenix & Associates LLC is consistently named one of the most effective government affairs firms in Arkansas. Of the firm’s extensive client list, nearly one-third have retained the firm for at least 15 years. The entire team of accomplished professionals at Mullenix & Associates, including former legislators, attorneys, communications specialists and operations manager, is dedicated to using and continually improving their skills to produce success for each client. For more information, visit