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Brian Wayne Ray

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Business, Criminal Defense, Child Custody

About Me


BRIAN WAYNE RAY:  born September 29, 1966; admitted to bar, 2000, Arkansas, U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit; 2002. Education: Henderson State University (B.A., summa cum laude, 1997); University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law, (J.D., 2000). Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award in Civil Procedure, Continuing Legal Education Conference, Instructor, Member:  Arkansas Bar Association; State Bar of Arkansas; American Bar Association (Member, Sections on: Litigation); The Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Former Prosecuting Attorney; Former Certified Police Detective. Arkansas Bar Association appointments: Professionalism Task Force; Lawyers Assisting Military Personnel. Speaker, Insurance and personal injury litigation seminars. PRACTICE AREAS: Insurance, commercial, and personal injury litigation; wrongful death; truck accidents; boating accidents; car accidents; airplane crash litigation. Representation of those charged with criminal offenses. brian@ccrlawfirm.com

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. Medical Malpractice: 30%
    15 years
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
    15 years
  3. Business: 20%
    15 years
  4. Criminal Defense: 15%
    15 years
  5. Child Custody: 5%
    15 years

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Brian. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Frank H. Bailey

    I highly endorse Brian. He has represented defendants in several of my cases. Brian has always been professional and ethical. Brian gets the best possible for his clients in tough situations.

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    Frank Bailey Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Collins, Collins & Ray, P.A.

912 West Fourth Street
Little Rock, AR, 72201

Collins, Collins & Ray, P.A.

300 Stateline Ave
" By appointment only"
Texarkana, AR, 71854

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ARAuthorized to practice200006/26/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
10 Best Client Satisfaction AwardAmerican Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys2014
Best Personal Injury LawyerSoiree2013
Top Rated Lawyer -Personal InjuryArkansas' Legal Leaders2013
AV PreeminentMartindale-Hubbell2010
Who's Who Among American Law StudentsSumma Publishing1999

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyCollins, Collins & Ray, P.A.2015 - Present
AttorneyStewart & Ray, PLLC2011 - Present
Deputy Prosecuting Attorney/Special Prosecutor22nd Judicial District AR Office Prosecuting Attorney2006 - 2007
AttorneyClevenger & Ray, PLLC2003 - 2011
DetectiveHot Springs Police Department1989 - 1996
United States Marine CorpsNon-Commissioned Officer1985 - 1989

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Distinguished CounselMember2015 - Present
The National Trial LawyersTop 100 Trial Lawyers2014 - Present
American Institute of Personal Injury AttorneysMember2013 - Present
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMember2011 - Present
Arkansas Trial Lawyers AssociationMember - Publications Committee2008 - 2013
Pulaski County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Defense Research InstituteMember2005 - 2007
Arkansas Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Arkansas Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
WINDOW MART INC. v. WINDOW MART OF HOUSTON INC. 2004 WL 3722760Settlement
GLORIS v. WHITFIELD and RPM Management Co., Inc., Appellees., 2009 WL 1581961, (Appellate Brief) (Ark.App.)Prevailed on behalf of insured clients.
McVay v. Sisters of Mercy, 2003 WL 25708688, (W.D.Ark. May 08, 2003)Confidential settlement

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Taking & Defending Effective Depositions in ArkansasExpert Witness Depositions2007
Auto Insurance; Uninsured; Underinsured & Accident LitigationStacking Issues, Punitive Damages & Subrogation2007

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Henderson State UniversityPolitical Science, Criminal JusticeBA - Bachelor of Arts1997

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Opening New Doors to Civil RightsEthics - Pro Bono work; emphasis on the "Golden Rule".2013
Insurance Fundamentals for Personal Injury PracticeInsurance- Personal Injury2011
Dirty Litigation Tactics: How to deal with themLitigation & Trial Skills2010
Arkansas Fair Housing ConferenceArkansas Fair Housing Commission: Advocate or Enforcer?2009
Using Medical Records to Prove Your CasePersonal Injury Litigation2008
Taking & Defending Effective DepositionsCivil Litigation2007
Gaining the Best SettlementConducting Dynamic Discovery & Case Investigation2007