Friday I Focused on Industry

Jamie Jones Receives 2019 Golden Gavel Award


Attorney Jamie Jones received the 2019 Golden Gavel award at the Arkansas Bar Association’s Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 13. The honor was given by ABA President Suzanne Clark for Jamie’s work as the chair of the 2019 Mid-Year Meeting. The Golden Gavel award recipients are chosen each year by the ABA president for their outstanding work and service to the association.

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Michelle Ator Featured Guest on National Podcast


Attorney Michelle Ator was the featured guest on this week’s “Behind the Knife” podcast. “Behind the Knife” is a leading surgical podcast that interviews leaders in surgery from a broad range of specialties, to provide to their listeners with a "behind the scenes" look at the interesting, controversial and humanistic side of surgery from some of the giants in the field.

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Attorneys Participate in Tax Event for Ark Society of CPAs


Attorneys Robert T. Smith and Blake D. Lewis presented at the Arkansas Society of CPA’s 57th Annual Arkansas Federal Tax Institute. Additionally, Blake served as co-chair to the two-day event. Robert spoke about reasonable compensation and Blake’s presentation focused on the centralized partnership audit regime.

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Bruce Tidwell Speaks at National Eminent Domain Conference


Attorney Bruce B. Tidwell spoke at the 3rd Annual National Eminent Domain Conference held in Scottsdale, Arizona last week.

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School Threats the Focal Point of Attorneys' Presentations at ASBA


Attorneys Khayyam M. Eddings, Ellen Owens Smith and Marshall S. Ney were invited to speak at this year’s Arkansas School Boards Association Annual Conference in Little Rock. The event is the ASBA’s flagship event – a learning and networking experience bringing together hundreds of school board members, school district leaders and content experts. The conference began Wednesday and continues through today.

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