Legal Archive

Justice Network Sues After Craighead County Cancels Contract

by Mark Friedman 9/25/2017 12:00 am

The very minute that Craighead County District Judges David Boling and Tommy Fowler were elected in 2016, The Justice Network Inc. had cause to worry.

Simmons First's Burt Hicks Reflects Upon Impact

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/25/2017 12:00 am

Burt Hicks is the president and CEO of Simmons First Investment Group Inc.

Erin Beatty Hired by UA's General Counsel

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/20/2017 11:02 am

Erin L. Beatty has joined the University of Arkansas' Office of the General Counsel on the Fayetteville campus, following a nationwide search.

Williams & Anderson, Allen Law Firm Announce Merger

by Gwen Moritz 9/19/2017 11:15 am

Allen Law Firm will merge with Williams & Anderson effective Oct. 1, the two Little Rock law firms announced Tuesday.

Centennial Files Foreclosure Against Former Allens CEO

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/18/2017 12:00 am

Centennial Bank of Conway has filed a foreclosure suit against Joshua Allen, the former CEO and president of Allens Inc. of Siloam Springs.

I Shouldn't Have to Say This (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 9/18/2017 12:00 am

I spend exactly zero minutes worrying about who advertises in Arkansas Business. That's someone else's job.

Data Theft: Is Your Business Ready? (Aaron Gamewell Expert Advice)

by Aaron Gamewell 9/18/2017 12:00 am

Aaron Gamewell of SBS CyberSecurity offers his list of actions that every business should deploy to mitigate the risk of a data breach.

Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments to Boards, Commissions

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/15/2017 03:11 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced appointments to boards and commissions.

Jury Deadlocked, Mistrial Declared in Contractor Fraud Case

by Gwen Moritz 9/15/2017 07:27 am

U.S. District Judge Leon Holmes declared a mistrial Thursday in the criminal trial of R. Alan Hope and Mikel C. Kullander, Little Rock area contractors accused of defrauding the government.

Stone Bank Adds Two to State's Staff (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Cameron Stone has joined Stone Bank of Mountain View as a lending officer in the White Hall branch, and Ben Hargrave has been named a credit analyst in the Little Rock office.

Joel Hargis Joins Nolan Caddell Reynolds (NWA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Joel G. Hargis has been hired to lead the bankruptcy and consumer advocacy practice of the Nolan Caddell Reynolds law firm in Fort Smith.

North Metro Medical Faces Lawsuit Combo Over Money Owed

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Filings in Pulaski County Circuit Court suggest the financial situation hasn't improved at North Metro Medical Center in Jacksonville.

Today's Bank Lands On a Different Plane in Walter Quinn Lawsuit

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Another lawsuit against Little Rock businessman Walter Quinn surfaced in Pulaski County Circuit Court.

Arkansas Business Presents New Lists of Minority-, Woman-Owned Companies

by Gwen Moritz 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Business presents two lists of 135 minority-owned companies and 98 woman-owned companies who responded to our first-ever survey of companies in those categories.

Adcare Takes Attorneys to Court Over Confidentiality Breach

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/4/2017 12:00 am

A publicly traded nursing home operator recently filed a civil lawsuit accusing its former law firm, Mitchell Williams Selig Gates & Woodyard of Little Rock, of starting a chain of events that led to more litigation.

Stephens Inc. Fires Adviser Involved in Rogers Gambling Case

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Stephens Inc. of Little Rock fired the financial adviser whose suspicious cash withdrawals from his personal bank accounts led federal agents to uncover a large-scale illegal gambling operation in Rogers.

New Beginnings for Kids, CEO Chirie Bazzelle

by Mark Friedman 9/4/2017 12:00 am

When Chirie Bazzelle bought New Beginnings Behavioral Services in 2010, she became the only woman and the only African-American to be the sole owner of a behavioral health company in Arkansas.

Winters Law Firm Finds Success Catering to Startups

by Marty Cook 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Don't let appearances fool you. The Winters Law Firm in Fayetteville is considered a can't-miss resource for the area's startup community.

IP Primer for Startups and Small Businesses (Blake Glasgow Commentary)

by Blake Glasgow 9/1/2017 11:36 am

Many new business owners overlook an important aspect of any business: intellectual property (IP), which includes trademarks, patents, and copyrights.

Richard Johns Sentenced to 9 Years for Selling Painkiller Prescriptions

by Gwen Moritz 8/30/2017 02:32 pm

Chief U.S. District Judge Brian S. Miller sentenced Richard Johns to serve 108 months – exactly nine years – for his admitted crime of selling fraudulent painkiller prescriptions.