Richard Lane Hughes

Richard Lane Hughes: Attorney with Hughes Law Office
  • Principal at Hughes Law Office (1 Attorneys)
  • Simmons Tower, 425 W. Capitol, Suite 229, Little Rock, AR 72201
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  • Richard L. Hughes is a solo practitioner in Little Rock, Arkansas. He began practicing law in 1982 and is a seasoned litigator in both criminal and civil matters.
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    4.3/5.0 (11)
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Biography

Criminal Justice Act Panel Attorney; U.S. District Court; U.S. Court of Appeals; U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims; all Arkansas Courts and Administrative Agencies. Formerly with: G. Ross Smith & Associates; Unger and Hughes. Staff Attorney, Arkansas Municipal League, 1998.

Henry Woods Inns of Court

Areas of Practice (372)

  • Criminal Defense
  • Criminal Law
  • Administrative Hearings and Appeals
  • Age Discrimination
  • Appellate Practice
  • Civil Appeals
  • Aviation Litigation
  • Business Crimes
  • Chancery and Equity
  • Chancery Practice
  • Child Custody
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Child Support
  • Fathers Rights
  • Grandparents Custody
  • Grandparents Visitation Rights
  • Juvenile Criminal Law
  • Juvenile Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Civil Liberties
  • Civil Rights Defense
  • Civil Rights Section 1983
  • Discrimination
  • Prisoners Rights Class Actions
  • Race Discrimination
  • Sex Discrimination
  • Commercial Constitutional Law
  • Commercial Crimes
  • Commercial Fraud
  • Commercial Liability
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Complex and Multi-District Litigation
  • Computer Crime
  • Constitutional Law
  • Fifth Amendment Law
  • First Amendment Law
  • Fourth Amendment Law
  • Freedom of Information
  • Freedom of Religion
  • Construction Accidents
  • Construction Contracts
  • Construction Defects
  • Construction Equipment Liability
  • Construction Liability
  • Construction Products Liability
  • Contractors Liability
  • Consumer Litigation
  • Contracts
  • Breach of Contract
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Contract Litigation
  • Closely Held Corporations
  • Corporate Criminal Law
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Assault and Battery
  • Burglary
  • Capital Offenses
  • Civil Forfeiture
  • Criminal Antitrust
  • Criminal Appeals
  • Criminal Conspiracy
  • Criminal Forfeiture
  • Criminal Fraud
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Criminal Prosecution
  • Drivers License Suspension
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • DUI/DWI
  • Expungements
  • Extortion
  • Extradition
  • Federal Criminal Law
  • Felonies
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Forgery
  • Grand Jury Practice
  • Habeas Corpus
  • Hit and Run
  • Homicide
  • International Criminal Law
  • International Extradition
  • Mail Fraud
  • Manslaughter
  • Misdemeanors
  • Money Laundering
  • Murder
  • Parole and Probation
  • Post-Conviction Remedies
  • Search and Seizure
  • Sex Crimes
  • Sexual Assault
  • Shoplifting
  • Stalking
  • Theft
  • Traffic Violations
  • Vehicular Homicide
  • Weapons Charges
  • Wire Fraud
  • Wiretapping
  • Disabilities
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Deaf Rights
  • Disability Discrimination
  • Disabled Access
  • Disabled Rights
  • Handicapped Rights
  • Drugs and Narcotics
  • Civil Drug Forfeiture
  • Controlled Substances Law
  • Drug Crimes
  • Drug Forfeiture
  • Drug Trafficking
  • Public School Law
  • Employee Benefits
  • Disability Benefits
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Family Law
  • Alimony
  • Annulment
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Partnerships
  • Domestic Violence
  • Interstate Support
  • Marital Agreements
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • Marital Property Law
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • Matrimonial Law
  • Military Divorce
  • Name Changes
  • Non-Traditional Family Law
  • Post Divorce Modification
  • Postnuptial Agreements
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs)
  • Restraining Orders
  • Separation Agreements
  • Spousal Support
  • Uncontested Divorce
  • Fraud
  • General Practice
  • Federal Practice
  • Federal Tort Claims
  • Government Agency Practice
  • Local Government Civil Rights
  • State Government Law
  • Guardianship and Conservatorship
  • Adult Guardianship
  • Guardian Ad Litem
  • Guardianship
  • Guardianship Administration
  • Incompetency Proceedings
  • Mental Disability Law
  • Mental Health Law
  • Nurses Licensing
  • Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
  • Nursing Home Liability
  • Nursing Home Litigation
  • Nursing Home Negligence
  • Nursing Home Regulation
  • Nursing Law
  • Physicians Licensing
  • Hospital Liability
  • Hospital Liability Defense
  • Hospital Negligence
  • Hospital Premises Liability
  • Hospital Security
  • Native American Civil Rights
  • Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Automobile Insurance
  • Automobile Insurance Coverage
  • Automobile Liability
  • Casualty Insurance
  • Casualty Insurance Subrogation
  • Commercial Insurance
  • Commercial Property Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Fire Insurance
  • Fire Insurance Subrogation
  • Fire Loss
  • Insurance Contracts
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Personal Liability
  • Property Insurance
  • Property Insurance Coverage
  • Property Loss
  • Property Subrogation
  • Public Liability
  • Self Insured Law
  • Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists
  • Insurance Defense
  • Labor and Employment
  • Age Discrimination in Employment
  • Employee Discipline
  • Employee Leasing
  • Employee Rights
  • Employer Intentional Torts
  • Employer Liability
  • Employment at Will
  • Employment Breach of Contract
  • Employment Civil Rights
  • Employment Claims
  • Employment Class Actions
  • Employment Contracts
  • Employment Defense
  • Employment Disability Discrimination
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Employment Law
  • Employment Litigation
  • Employment Termination
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Law
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Federal Employment Law
  • Harassment
  • Personnel Policies
  • Personnel Training
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Retaliatory Discharge
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Title VII Discrimination
  • Whistleblower Litigation
  • Law Enforcement
  • Corrections Law
  • Excessive Use of Force
  • Law Enforcement Liability
  • Police Brutality
  • Police Liability
  • Police Liability Defense
  • Police Misconduct
  • Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Defense Litigation
  • Federal Civil Litigation
  • Federal Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • U.S. Supreme Court Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Cosmetic Surgery Malpractice
  • Failure to Diagnose
  • Medical Liability
  • Medical Negligence
  • Nursing Malpractice
  • Nursing Negligence
  • Orthopedic Malpractice
  • Physicians Professional Liability
  • Surgeons Liability
  • Wrong Site Surgery
  • Military Criminal Law
  • Mortgage Foreclosure
  • Municipal Civil Rights
  • Municipal Defense
  • Natural Gas
  • Natural Gas Contracts
  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Oil and Gas Leasing
  • Oil and Gas Litigation
  • Riparian Rights
  • Water Law
  • Water Rights
  • Negligence
  • Negligence Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Accidents
  • Animal Attacks
  • Automobile Accidents and Injuries
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Boating Accidents
  • Bodily Injury
  • Brain Injury
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Commercial Vehicle Liability
  • Cumulative Trauma
  • Dog Bites
  • Electrical Injury
  • Head Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Injuries
  • Personal Injury Appeals
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Power Line Contact Injury
  • Psychological Injury
  • Rental Vehicle Litigation
  • Repetitive Stress Injury
  • School Bus Accidents
  • Severe Burns
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Slip and Fall
  • Spinal Injury
  • Third Party Wrongful Death
  • Unintended Acceleration
  • Whiplash
  • Wrongful Death
  • Premises Liability
  • Negligent Security
  • Premises Liability Defense
  • Probate
  • Ancillary Probate
  • Probate Administration
  • Probate Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • All Terrain Vehicle Products Liability
  • Automotive Crashworthiness
  • Automotive Design Liability
  • Automotive Products Liability
  • Automotive Restraints
  • Breast Implant Litigation
  • Chemical Explosions
  • Chemical Products Liability
  • Dalkon Shield Litigation
  • Diet Drug Litigation
  • Drug and Medical Device Litigation
  • Environmental Products Liability
  • Escalator Liability
  • Explosions
  • Firearms Litigation
  • Flammable Fabrics
  • Food Borne Disease
  • Food Products Liability
  • Gas Explosions
  • Heavy Equipment Products Liability
  • Industrial Products Liability
  • Product Defects
  • Product Failure
  • Product Recall
  • Product Safety
  • Clergy Sexual Misconduct
  • Real Estate
  • Adverse Possession
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Social Security Disability
  • Social Security Disability Insurance
  • Supplemental Security Income
  • Quiet Title
  • Real Estate Contracts
  • Real Estate Foreclosure
  • Real Estate Sales
  • Real Property
  • Residential Real Estate Foreclosure
  • Residential Real Estate Sales
  • Regulatory Agency Practice
  • Hotel Liability
  • Private Club Law
  • RICO
  • Civil RICO
  • Social Security
  • Social Security Appeals
  • Common Carrier Law
  • Torts
  • Civil Liability
  • Intentional Torts
  • Tort Defense
  • Tort Liability
  • Chemical Exposure
  • Occupational Cancer
  • Occupational Disease
  • Pesticide Litigation
  • Motor Carrier Liability
  • Contested Trusts and Estates
  • Estate Litigation
  • White Collar Crime
  • Embezzlement
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • White Collar Fraud

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(501) 376-1112  Phone
775-432-6662  Fax
hugheslawarkansas.comoj.com
University Attended:
University of Arkansas at Little Rock, B.A., 1979; University of Arkansas at Fayetteville
Law School Attended:
University of Arkansas and William H. Bowen School of Law, J.D., 1982
Year of First admission:
1982
Admission:
1982, Arkansas
Memberships:
Arkansas Bar Association; Pulaski County Bar Association; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Arkansas Criminal Defense Lawyers; and, Henry Woods Inns of Court (Master of the Bench).
Languages:
English and on site Spanish Interpreter
Birth Information:
El Dorado, Arkansas, February 20, 1955
ISLN:
906315208
Payment Information:
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  • Peer Reviews

    • 4.3/5.0 (11)
    • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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      4.1/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.2/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.2/5.0
    • Communication

      4.3/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      4.5/5.0
    • Richard Lane Hughes

      5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 05/06/13 in Criminal Defense on 05/06/13

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Richard Lane Hughes

      5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 05/06/13 in Criminal Law on 05/06/13

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
      • Analytical Capability

        5.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Richard Lane Hughes

      5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 03/25/13 in General Practice on 03/25/13

      A gentleman high character intelligence and professionalism

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      A gentleman high character intelligence and professionalism

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
      • Analytical Capability

        5.0/5.0
      • Judgment

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    • Richard Lane Hughes

      5.0/5.0 by a Judge on 03/20/13 in General Practice on 03/20/13

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
      • Analytical Capability

        5.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        5.0/5.0
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    • Richard Lane Hughes

      4.6/5.0 by a Judge on 05/29/13 in Criminal Defense on 05/29/13

      Excellent lawyer. Always reliable and dependable.

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      Excellent lawyer. Always reliable and dependable.

      • Legal Knowledge

        4.0/5.0
      • Analytical Capability

        4.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • Richard Lane Hughes

      4.6/5.0 by a Government Counsel on 03/25/13 in General Practice on 03/25/13

      He is also a very nice person

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      He is also a very nice person

      • Legal Knowledge

        4.0/5.0
      • Analytical Capability

        5.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        4.0/5.0
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    • Richard Lane Hughes

      3.8/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 02/24/16 in Civil Litigation on 02/24/16

      • Legal Knowledge

        3.0/5.0
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        3.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        4.0/5.0
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    • Richard Lane Hughes

      3.6/5.0 by a Associate on 01/25/16 in General Practice on 01/25/16

      • Legal Knowledge

        3.0/5.0
      • Analytical Capability

        4.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        4.0/5.0
      • Communication

        3.0/5.0
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    • Richard Lane Hughes

      3.2/5.0 by a Partner on 04/14/14 in Criminal Defense on 04/14/14

      • Legal Knowledge

        3.0/5.0
      • Analytical Capability

        3.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        3.0/5.0
      • Communication

        3.0/5.0
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    • Richard Lane Hughes

      3.2/5.0 by a Judge on 05/14/13 in Criminal Defense on 05/14/13

      • Legal Knowledge

        3.0/5.0
      • Analytical Capability

        3.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        3.0/5.0
      • Communication

        3.0/5.0
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