Drew Ledbetter graduated from the University of Arkansas Law School and began his career as an attorney at the Everett Law Firm in Fayetteville. He left the Everett firm to become the Special Prosecutor for Gun Violence and Narcotics in Benton County.
Drew spent two years officed out of the Bentonville Police Department working directly with undercover narcotics officers, writing search warrants, assisting with undercover drug deliveries, assisting with the processing of methamphetamine labs, and narcotics asset forfeiture cases. During this time Ledbetter prosecuted hundreds of drug cases and has numerous jury trials associated with these cases.
Ledbetter was promoted to the position of Division 1 Chief at the Benton County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office where he supervised several prosecutors and handled his own case load in Benton County Circuit Court Division. During this time Ledbetter tried murder cases, rape cases, battery cases, theft cases, and cases on all different types of violent crimes. Ledbetter was soon promoted to the position of Senior Trial Attorney where he supervised all trial litigation in the Benton County Prosecuting Attorney’s office.
Drew left the Benton County Prosecutors office to pursue a career as a trial lawyer. He specializes in all variety of criminal defense cases including drug crimes, violent crimes, murder, sex crimes, theft of property cases, DWI/DUI cases, and all other criminal matters in both federal and state court.
Drew Ledbetter is respected by court officials and other lawyers for building strong cases and handling them with energy and integrity. Drew is a veteran of many trials, and a skilled negotiator who is determined to obtain the best possible outcome for your case.