Larry Williams retired as Garland County Judge in 2010. Having served eight terms, he was the longest-serving county judge in Garland County. He is past president of the County Judges Association of Arkansas, past member of the Arkansas Public Defender Commission and former member of the Hot Springs Animal Services Advisory Committee. He holds a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Henderson State University. As an adjunct faculty member, he teaches government classes at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
Currently, Williams serves on the Board of Directors for the Area on Aging of West Central Arkansas and the 18th Judicial District Criminal Detention Facilities Review Committee. He is a charter member of Garvan Woodland Gardens and a National Park Service volunteer. He is a member of Grand Avenue United Methodist Church in Hot Springs.