• Jamie Huffman Jones

    Jamie Jones

    Attorney Jamie Jones Appointed to Chair on Ark. Supreme Court Model Jury Committee

    September 30, 2021
    Attorney Jamie Huffman Jones has been appointed to serve as Chair on the Arkansas Supreme Court Committee on Model Jury Instructions – Civil. Jamie, who was appointment to the committee in 2017, will serve in this leadership role until 2024.
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  • Allison Rhodes & Lindsey Raines

    Attorneys Join Leadership Greater Little Rock Program

    September 29, 2021
    Attorneys Allison Pearson Rhodes and Lindsey Emerson Raines have been selected as members of the Leadership Greater Little Rock program in Class XXXVI and Class XXXVII, respectively.
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  • Michael Harrison

    Michael McCarty Harrison

    Good Samaritan Law Gets Tested in Ark Court

    September 17, 2021
    On a matter of first impression in Arkansas, the Friday, Eldredge & Clark, on a matter led by Attorney Michael McCarty Harrison, obtained a summary judgment for a defendant under Arkansas’ Good Samaritan statute. As a result, the case against them was dismissed. Though the law was enacted to provide civil liability immunity to non-medical professionals from claims arising out of the rendering of emergency aid and has been on the books for many years, it has never been tested in court. The ruling was a win for the client and anyone attempting to render aid to those in need in the future.
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  • Amie Wilcox and Mark Cameron

    Mandatory Vaccine Policies Soon To Be Required

    September 14, 2021
    On September 9, President Biden announced sweeping new policies that, if implemented, will require mandatory vaccination policies for federal employees and contractors and qualifying employers and healthcare facilities. The mandates will cover approximately 100 million Americans, which make up two-thirds of the workforce. We expect further guidance for employers and healthcare facilities to be issued in the coming weeks.
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  • Sarah Breeding & Mark Cameron

    Firm Welcomes New Attorneys to LR and Rogers

    September 8, 2021
    Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP is proud to welcome Attorneys Sarah J. Breeding and Mark K. Cameron to the firm.
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  • Amie Wilcox

    Amie Alexander

    Civil Right to Counsel for Indigent Parents in Contested Adoptions

    September 2, 2021
    An indigent birth parent who seeks to protect her parental rights is not entitled to appointed counsel in only one instance – if she objects in a private adoption. Act 599 of 2021 gives her the right to counsel if she consents to the adoption. And Ark. Code Ann. § 9–27–316(h) provides a right to appointed counsel in dependency and neglect proceedings brought by the state. However, the indigent birth parent who desires to contest a private adoption and protect her rights has no right to assistance of counsel.
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  • Tax News Alert

    Employee Retention Tax Credit

    August 23, 2021
    The Employee Retention Credit (ERC) was created by the CARES Act to encourage employers to keep employees on their payroll during the pandemic. Through subsequent legislation, Congress amended and extended the credit and the availability of certain advance payments of the credits through the end of 2021. Notably, following the subsequent amendments, businesses that received a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan are now eligible to also claim the ERC provided certain qualifications are met.
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