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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 50%
    17 years
  2. Commercial: 20%
    17 years
  3. Intellectual Property: 10%
    17 years
  4. Agriculture: 10%
    17 years
  5. Animal Law: 10%
    17 years

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  • Brenton Doyle Bryant

    I've always known Joel to be one of the sharper knives in the drawer. He's very personable and attentive. Great choice for your legal needs. -Brent


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Contact info

Law Office of Joel E. Cape PLC

123 N. Block Ave.
Fayetteville, AR, 72701


LAEligible to practice law199911/03/2015
ARAuthorized to practice199710/30/2015
OKAuthorized to practice law199704/04/2011
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Office of Joel E. Cape PLC2013 - Present
PartnerEverett, Wales & Comstock2011 - Present
MemberFrilot LLC1998 - 2011
Research FellowNational Center for Agricultural Law Research & Information1997 - 1998
Law ClerkJones, Jones & Lushbaugh1996 - 1997
InternUnited States Senator David L. Boren1993 - 1993
Student InternAmerican Heritage Bank1992 - 1992
StackerStillwater Milling Company1991 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
Arkansas Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present
Benton County Business BuildersMember2011 - Present
Louisiana Ag Industries AssociationN/A2010 - 2011
Ag Leaders of LouisianaN/A2006 - Present
St. Paul's Episcopal School Men's ClubN/A2003 - 2011
Louisiana State Bar AssociationN/A1999 - Present
American Agricultural Law AssociationMember1998 - Present
Oklahoma Bar AssociationN/A1997 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re RoederThe Court found that the defendant’s infringement was both willful and malicious making the damages award non-dischargeable. The Court also awarded exemplary damages and attorney’s fees.
Teri Crosby et al. v. Lassen Canyon Nursery, Inc.Case was removed to federal court and subsequently settled for less than nuisance value before trial.
Monsanto Company v. Richard GoodEstablished liability for patent infringement by summary judgment.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Leflar Law CenterAgricultural LawLL.M - Master of Laws1998
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Leflar Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Oklahoma State UniversityAgricultural EconomicsBS - Bachelor of Science1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Southern Seed Association Annual ConventionProtecting Your Product and Your Company Through Labeling2012
American Agricultural Law Assoc. Annual SymposiumPesticide Drift Litigation2012
Arkansas Seed Growers Annual MeetingPatent Expiration for RR1: Grower Considerations2011
Landlord-Tenant Law: Beyond the BasicsEssential Lease Provisions2010
2010 ASHS Annual ConferenceLicensing and Commercialization Strategies2010
New Orleans Paralegal Association Annual Education SeminarIntellectual Property: A Primer for Paralegals2009
Arkansas Seed Growers 89th Annual MeetingIntellectual Property Laws in the Seed Industry2006
United Soybean BoardIntellectual Property Law for the Soybean Producer2005
National Alliance of Independnet Crop Consultants Annual MeetingAnatomy of a Lawsuit2005
Louisiana Agricultural Technology & Management ConferenceA Crop Disaster: How to Manage Your Liability2005
10th Annual Louisiana Plant Material ConferenceAgricultural Intellectual Property: A Primer2004