Dequeshia Prude-Wheeler is the owner and founder of Prude Legacy Law Group, PLLC. Dequeshia was born and raised in Blytheville, AR, and began her college career at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2010, where she majored in Philosophy and minored in Sociology. In 2014, Dequeshia entered law school at the University of Arkansas School of Law where she earned her juris doctorate in 2017.
Prior to launching PLLG, Dequeshia worked in Ethics and Compliance for a Fortune 500 corporation, served as legal counsel for a major hospital system in Northwest Arkansas, and represented chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy debtors in federal court. Dequeshia tried her first case as a third-year Federal Clinic law student when she successfully represented a low-income disabled client and helped the client discharge over $17,000 in student loan debt due to financial hardship.
The ability to make a difference in her clients’ lives keeps her motivated and energized. At the end of the day, the client is what matters most.
Currently, Dequeshia represents the Arkansas Bar Association on the Arkansas Access to Justice Commission and serves in various capacities in her sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sorority, Inc.