John Everett Pleads No Contest To Punching Fellow Attorney Jim Penick by Arkansas Business Staff Posted 9/3/2012 12:00 am Updated 3 years ago Fayetteville attorney John Everett entered a plea of no contest on a charge of third-degree battery for punching Little Rock lawyer Jim Penick earlier this summer. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 20 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.