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Richard Nathaniel Watts

Richard Nathaniel Watts

Practice areas:

Construction & Development, Insurance, Personal Injury, Aviation, Commercial, Trucking Accident

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1982

  1. Construction & Development: 30%
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
  3. Insurance: 20%
  4. Trucking Accident: 10%
  5. Other: 20%
  6. More 


Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

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


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Harold F Cook Jr.

    I endorse this lawyer. Richard is well respected in our community, and is a worthy of his reputation for honesty and integrity.


    Harold Cook Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Watts, Donovan & Tilley, P.A.

200 River Market Avenue
Suite 200
Little Rock, AR, 72201-1769



ARAuthorized to practice198208/05/2015
TXInactive 198808/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
ListedBest Lawyers in America2013
Lawyer of the Year - Product Liability LitigationBest Lawyers in America2013
Super LawyerMid-South Super Lawyers2012
Personal Injury LitigationBest Lawyers in America2012
Super LawyerMid-South Super Lawyers2011
Personal Injury LitigationBest Lawyers in America2011
Personal Injury LitigationBest Lawyers in America2010
Super LawyerMid-South Super Lawyers2010
Personal Injury LitigationBest Lawyers in America2009
Super LawyerMid-South Super Lawyers2009
Personal Injury LitigationBest Lawyers in America2008
Super LawyerMid-South Super Lawyers2008
Personal Injury LitigationBest Lawyers in America2007
Super LawyerMid-South Super Lawyers2007
Super LawyerMid-South Super Lawyers2006
Personal Injury LitigationBest Lawyers in America2006
Personal Injury LitigationBest Lawyers in America2005
Judge James Moody Civility AwardAmerican Board of Trial AdvocatesN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerWatts, Donovan & Tilley, P.A.2000 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
USMCRMajor1975 - 1992
Pulaski County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American College of Trial Lawyers, Arkansas ChapterPast PresidentN/A
American Board of Trial Advocates, Arkansas ChapterPast PresidentN/A
Judge William R. Overton American Inn of CourtEmeritusN/A
National Fire Protection AssociationN/AN/A
International Association of Arson InvestigatorsN/AN/A
Defense Research InstituteN/AN/A
International Association of Defense CounselN/AN/A
American Board of Trial AdvocatesDiplomateN/A
American College of Trial LawyersFellowN/A
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
State Bar of TexasN/AN/A
Arkansas Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American College of Trial LawyersNational RepresentativeN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of ArkansasN/AJ.D.1982
University of ArkansasN/AB.S.1975

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Arkansas Trial Lawyers AssociationWhat a Defense Lawyers is Looking ForN/A
Arkansas Bar Assocation SymposiumNew LawyersN/A
American College of Trial LawyersNuts & Bolts of Trying a CaseN/A