Slocum Pickell was born in Stuttgart, Arkansas. He graduated from Pine Bluff High School. He is a graduate of the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville, and is a graduate of the U of A Fayetteville Law School. While in law school, Slocum was the president of the Student Bar Association, was a member of the Moot Court Board, and was the winner of the American Bar Association's Client Counseling competition.
Slocum has been an attorney since 1992. He has tried 46 jury trials to verdict and has tried hundreds of non-jury trials.
Pickell is a member in good standing of the following professional associations:
American Bar Association-Litigation Division
Arkansas Bar Association
Pulaski County Bar Association
Jefferson County Bar Association
Arkansas Auctioneers Association
National Association of Realtors
Arkansas Realtors Association
Little Rock Realtors Association
Pickell is also licensed in good standing with the State of Arkansas as both a real estate agent and an auctioneer.