• Attorney Speaks to HR Professionals About the Impact of Medical Marijuana on Employers
    2017-02-16

    Attorney Speaks to HR Professionals About the Impact of Medical Marijuana on Employers

    Labor and Employment Attorney Daniel Herrington spoke recently to members of the South Arkansas Human Resources Association about the impact medical marijuana could have on employers. He was part of the group's monthly meeting that takes place each month in El Dorado. Because many employers and human resources associations are concerned about the new law, Dan focused on some key elements that would have the most impact.

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  • Attorneys Volunteer Services to Help Those in Need
    2017-02-14

    Attorneys Volunteer Services to Help Those in Need

    For the fourth year, attorneys with Friday, Eldredge & Clark have partnered with the Arkansas Access to Justice Commission and Southern Bancorp to provide pro bono will preparation services to low-income residents of Helena and Eudora. The involvement in the Super Saturday events is just another example of how the firm and its attorneys are committed to the commission's mission to provide protection of the law for all Arkansans. By working with key partners in low-income communities, attorneys are able to provide pro-bono work for families who would normally not be able to afford the service.

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  • Attorney Presents "The Business of Medicine" to UAMS Med Students
    2017-02-09

    Attorney Presents "The Business of Medicine" to UAMS Med Students

    As the fourth-year medical students at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences prepare for their future, they have to learn more than just medicine. Attorney Michelle Ator spoke to these students about the business side of the profession earlier in the week as part of their ongoing education. Her presentation, "The Business of Medicine," focused on ways doctors can minimize their risk of being involved in future litigation. One piece of advice: "Stay focused, current and compassionate.”

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  • House Bill 1460 Impacts the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment
    2017-02-07

    House Bill 1460 Impacts the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment

    House Bill 1460 filed yesterday by Representatives Carlton Wing and Doug House impacts the provisions related to employment within the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment. The bill adds some important clarifying definitions to the Amendment and provides employers with safe harbors to ensure a safe working environment for employees and the public. The bill was referred to the Committee on House Rules and awaits further action. 

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