After thirteen years in the mental health and substance abuse field, Cristy Park earned her juris doctor degree at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law in 2017. She joined Disability Rights Arkansas as a Staff Attorney in September of 2017. Cristy also serves as the staff liaison to the Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness (PAIMI) Advisory Council. She is qualified as a Domestic Relations/Probate Attorney ad Litem and maintains her credentials as an Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Cristy is the current Chair of the foundation board for the Arkansas Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program. She has served on the foundation board since 2014 and previously held the position of Secretary/Treasurer. She is also an Associate member of the William R. Overton Chapter of the American Inns of Court.