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|Contact Info||Telephone: 870-367-2438|
|Mailing Address||P.O. Drawer 447, Monticello, AR, 71657|
|University ||University of Arkansas at Monticello; Mississippi State University, B.S., 1977|
|Law School||University of Arkansas at Little Rock, J.D., 1981|
|Admitted||1981, Arkansas; 1982, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas; 1985, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; 1990, U.S. Supreme Court|
|Memberships ||Arkansas Bar Association; Southeast Arkansas Legal Institute (former President and Secretary/Treasurer); The American Association of Justice; Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association.|
|Born||Greenville, Mississippi, September 14, 1954|
Gamma Sigma Delta; Phi Alpha Delta. Editorial Board, University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Journal.
Author: "Dower-Specific Performance Is Allowed," 3 University of Arkansas at Little Rock 495; "Survey of Arkansas Law," 4 University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Journal 199, 233; "Hedonic Damages: Using Loss of Life Damages to Increase Settlement Value in Wrongful Death Cases," ATLA Docket (Spring 2003).
Former Instructor of Business Law at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Former Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, 10th Judicial District. Four times served as Special Associate Justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court. Over 10 years service as County Attorney for Drew County, Arkansas. Over 20 years service on the Board of Directors of Commercial Bank & Trust Company of Monticello, Arkansas. Former director of Legal Services of Arkansas, Inc. Former member of House of Delegates of the Arkansas Bar Association. Past President of Drew County Chamber of Commerce. Past President of Monticello Economic Development Commissioner. Former member of the Board of Directors of Arkansas Title Insurance Company. A 32nd degree Scottish Rite and York Rite Mason, he has twice served as Master of Eureka Lodge No. 40 in Monticello and is the recipient of the Pillars of Solomon Award from the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Arkansas. Recipient of the Distinguished Services Award from the City of Monticello. Member of the First United Methodist Church in Monticello.
|Reported Cases||Moss v. American Alternative Ins. Corp., 2006 WL 3147438 (E.D. Ark. 2006); Carter v. Georgia-Pacific Resins, Inc., 368 Ark. 19, 2006 WL 3231953 (2006); Caldwell v. TACC Corp., 423 F.3d 784 (8th Cir. 2005); Gosney v. Reliable Life Ins. Co., 293 F.3d 1052 (8th Cir. 2002); Donaldson v. State of Arkansas, 2009 Ark. App. 119; 302 S.W.3d 622 (2009); Roberts v. American Alternative Ins. Corp., U.S. Dist. Ct., Eastern Dist. Ark., No. 5:08CV00121 (2009).|
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