A Letter to Young Associates

By: Newton Anderson It was a pleasant spring day in 1982.  I had received my law license a little over 6 months prior and, following the end of a judicial clerkship, had begun to work for a private law firm with downtown offices on one of the upper floors of the...

The Defendant Must Travel to Defend

By: Stephen Hester The Arkansas Venue Statute of 2015 In 2015, the Arkansas Legislature passed Act 830 of 2015 to Clarify and Reorganize the General Venue Statutes for Civil Actions.  Clarification and reorganization of the venue statutes was necessary as a result of...

Tick-Tock, Time to Get Serious

By: David Barry “Time waits for no man,” “time is of the essence,” and “no time like the present.” Most of us have all heard these “time” honored clichés, and no doubt probably even said them to others. Whatever the context or sequence, “time” is a finite resource and...