Legal Archive

Groups Issue Warning with Arkansas Abortion Lawsuits (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 6/26/2017 06:59 am

Opponents repeatedly warned that GOP moves to restrict abortion would prompt the types of legal challenges that have halted or overturned other bans enacted in recent years. And now the lawsuits are coming.

Chicago TV Station: Larry Morton Dodged Service of Lawsuit

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/26/2017 12:00 am

A new episode of the long-running legal soap opera surrounding the Soul of the South TV network is playing out in Pulaski County Circuit Court, where a Chicago television station is accusing Little Rock businessman Larry Morton of dodging service in a lawsuit.

Judge: No Retrial in Probate Case of Deepwater Horizon Survivor

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/26/2017 12:00 am

A Ouachita County Circuit Court judge won't allow a retrial in the probate case of the estate of Matthew Jacobs, who was a survivor of the Deepwater Horizon explosion who later died in an auto accident.

Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments to Boards, Commissions

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/21/2017 11:11 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday announced the following appointments.

Investigations Of Dallas Firm Hit Bank Deal

by George Waldon 6/19/2017 12:00 am

Government scrutiny of Harbor Portfolio Advisors of Dallas has contributed more baggage to weigh down a would-be sale of Arkansas' smallest bank.

Lawsuit Against Stone Bank Changes Venue

by George Waldon 6/19/2017 12:00 am

If at first you don't succeed in federal court, take your case to state court. That's what the former chairman and one-time largest shareholder of Mountain View's Stone Bank has done in Pulaski County Circuit Court.

Wells Fargo Complains of Delays in Regions Center Bankruptcy

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/19/2017 12:00 am

The main creditor in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization involving the 30-story Regions Center in downtown Little Rock has accused the building's owners of dragging their feet.

McCain Mall Sues David's Burgers

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/19/2017 12:00 am

McCain Mall last week sued David's Burgers alleging the burgeoning central Arkansas burger chain failed to open a location in the North Little Rock mall as promised.

Pope County Prosecutor to Lead Investigation of Saline County Circuit Judge

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/19/2017 12:00 am

The Arkansas Judicial Discipline & Disability Commission is investigating Saline County Circuit Judge Bobby McCallister over issues surrounding his taxes.

Northwest Arkansas' Most Expensive Home Sales of 2016

by Marty Cook 6/19/2017 12:00 am

The number of seven-figure homes sold in Washington and Benton counties almost tripled in 2016 compared with the previous year.

Pulaski County's Most Expensive Home Sales of 2016

by Mark Friedman 6/19/2017 12:00 am

Sales of luxury homes in Pulaski County jumped in 2016 to a number not seen since Arkansas Business began tracking them in 2004 – 29 homes sold for $1 million or more, up from 20 in 2015.

Discipline Commission Investigates Saline County Judge

by Mark Friedman 6/13/2017 02:39 pm

The Arkansas Judicial Discipline & Disability Commission says it is investigating Saline County Circuit Judge Bobby McCallister over issues surrounding his taxes.

Craig S. Lair Keeps Eye on Growth at Rose Law Firm

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/12/2017 12:00 am

Craig S. Lair, managing partner at the Rose Law Firm of Little Rock, began working at Rose in 1995 and became managing partner in 2015.

CIBC Act Compliance Challenges (Robert T. Smith Expert Advice)

by Robert T. Smith 6/12/2017 12:00 am

The federal Change in Bank Control Act may be the most often overlooked — and one of the most often violated — of all banking regulations.

With Liberty and Justice for All (Anthony Hilliard Commentary)

by Anthony A. "Tony" Hilliard 6/12/2017 12:00 am

When we look at the rule of law we really are talking about justice. But if the poorest among us cannot rely on the rule of law, then none of us can enjoy justice.

Steadman Article Recognized for Writing

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/12/2017 12:00 am

Zach Steadman, a member of the Mitchell Williams Selig Gates & Woodyard firm in Little Rock, will receive this week the Arkansas Bar Foundation's award for best writing in the general category.

Payne Joins Gill Ragon Owen

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/12/2017 12:00 am

John O. Payne joined Gill Ragon Owen in Little Rock earlier this year as counsel.

Moore Leaves Prosecutor for Rainwater Firm

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/12/2017 12:00 am

Meredith Moore has been hired as an associate attorney at Rainwater Holt & Sexton in Little Rock.

Dover Dixon Horne Hires Watkins

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/12/2017 12:00 am

Larry Watkins has been hired as an attorney at the Little Rock office of Dover Dixon Horne PLLC.

Justice Foundation Gets New Directors

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/12/2017 12:00 am

Rep. Sarah Capp, Cliff McKinney and Kristin Pawlik have been appointed to the board of directors of the Arkansas Access to Justice Foundation by the Arkansas Supreme Court.

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