Tagged: ualr william h. bowen school of law

Mayflower RV Case Awards Defy Precedent, Appeal Says

by Gwen Moritz 6/11/2018 12:00 am

A $1 million judgment awarded to the widow of a man who died cleaning up debris following the 2014 Mayflower tornado could be the subject of an Arkansas Supreme Court review of decades of legal precedent.

New Law School Deans Begin Work July 1

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/11/2018 12:00 am

Both of Arkansas’ law schools will have new deans when the 2018-19 academic year begins July 1.

It's a Duck (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 4/23/2018 12:00 am

A recent editorial perfectly expresses our outrage at Arkansas State University’s effort to hide how public money is spent.

Jennifer Goodwin Pushes Through Obstacles Into Motherhood, New Career

by Lydia McAllister 11/2/2017 12:00 am

Jennifer Goodwin hasn’t let her wheelchair stop her from accomplishing anything — including becoming a mom and attorney.

Arkansas Access to Justice Commission Pushes to Unbundle Legal Services

by Mark Friedman 10/23/2017 12:00 am

The Arkansas Access to Justice Commission hopes changing the rules on attorneys taking a small part of a client’s case, instead of the whole thing, will give Arkansans wider access to legal counsel.

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.

Supreme Court Justices’ Data Offers a Peek Beyond Pay

by Mark Friedman 4/10/2017 12:00 am

The seven justices who sit on the Arkansas Supreme Court have a wide range of business investments, from property to tower rent for a radio station.

Interim Dean for Bowen Law School Named

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/22/2017 11:48 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock announced on Wednesday that John DiPippa will serve as interim dean of its William H. Bowen School of Law. He starts July 1.

Paula Casey Reflects on Legal Career

by Mark Friedman 7/18/2016 12:00 am

Paula Casey retired on June 30 from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, where she was the interim vice provost for research and dean of the graduate school. She had held that position since 2013.

Big Shoes (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 7/11/2016 12:00 am

Harry Truman said “It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.” Example: Joel Anderson, who has just retired from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock after 45 years there, the last 13 of them as chancellor.

Attorney David Couch Wields Initiatives To Change the Law

by Jan Cottingham 6/13/2016 12:00 am

David Couch’s law practice is increasingly devoted to voter-initiated acts and constitutional amendments.

Arkansas Bar Exam Pass Rates Up

by Mark Friedman 12/21/2015 12:00 am

The bar exam passage rates increased slightly in Arkansas in 2015, bucking a national trend.

Lawsuit Hits Nerve for Former Friends Fighting Over Medical Fees Earned

by Mark Friedman 9/1/2014 12:00 am

A legal case between Dr. Eren Erdem and Dr. Scott Schlesinger serves as a cautionary tale about the importance of having a contract in place and how quickly a friendship can sour when money is involved.

Arkansas Law Grads Still Finding Tight Market

by Mark Friedman 7/21/2014 12:00 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Bowen School of Law said it is reducing its enrollment for the fall because of the tight job market for new attorneys.

UALR Law School Dean Michael Schwartz on Changes in Legal Education

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/10/2013 12:00 am

Michael Schwartz begins as dean of the Bowen School of Law on July 1 and replaces Paula Casey, who has been interim dean since the resignation a year ago of Dean John DiPippa.

Not Uncommon for A State to Have Multiple Law Schools, Says UALR Law Dean

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/10/2013 12:00 am

Michael Schwartz, the new dean of UALR’s Bowen School of Law, says concerns about Arkansas having two law schools is misguided.

John DiPippa's Distinctive View on Cancer

by Amanda Hoelzeman 11/28/2011 12:00 am

UALR William H. Bowen School of Law Dean John DiPippa not only wears a bowtie for prostate cancer prevention, but will chair in 2012 the Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation.

Arts Center Reception Recognizes Barber Firm's Centennial

by Staff 11/1/2010 12:00 am

Barber Law Firm hosted a cocktail reception at the Arkansas Arts Center to celebrate the firm’s centennial anniversary. The event included a dedication of the Barber Law Firm Century Fund, a charitable trust with an inaugural donation to Arkansas Children’s Hospital for diabetes research. The firm also donated 15-foot oak trees to the UALR William H. Bowen School of Law, the Downtown Little Rock Partnership and Arkansas Children’s Hospital.