John Everett Pleads No Contest To Punching Fellow Attorney Jim Penick by Arkansas Business Staff Posted 9/3/2012 12:00 am Updated 6 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 articles older than 15 days. Articles newer than 15 days are not included in this offer. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.