Attended college at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and received a Bachelors Degree in Communications in 1988. Was a two year letterman for the University of Arkansas Razorback Football Team, and a member of Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity. Attended Law School at the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and received a Juris Doctorate Degree in May of 1991.
While in law school, began clerking for the law firm of Odom & Elliott, P.A., and went to work for the firm as an associate after graduating from law school and passing the Arkansas Bar examination in August of 1991. Became a partner at Odom and Elliott, P.A. in January of 1994, and continued to work as a partner with the firm until August of 2006.
In August of 2006, left the firm of Odom & Elliott, P.A. with partner Don R. Elliott, Jr., and started the Elliott & Smith Law Firm. We primarily handle personal injury cases including tractor trailer wrecks, car wrecks, medical malpractice claims, nursing home neglect, products liability claims and wrongful death claims.
Licensed since 1991
|AR||Authorized to practice||1991||05/16/2015|
|Partner||Elliott & Smith Law Firm||2006 - Present|
|Partner||Odom & Elliott, P.A.||1989 - 2006|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|American Board of Trial Advocates (Arkansas chapter)||Associate Member||2008 - Present|
|American Inns of Court||President||2008 - 2009|
|Arkansas Bar Foundation||Fellow||2007 - Present|
|American Inn of Court||Vice President||2007 - 2008|
|Washington County Bar Association||President||2000 - 2001|
|American Inn of Court||Master||2000 - Present|
|Washington County Bar Association||Vice President||1999 - 2000|
|Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, Circle of Advocates||Member||1991 - Present|
|Arkansas Bar Association||Member||1991 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Member||1991 - Present|
|University of Arkansas||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1991|
|University of Arkansas||Communications||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1988|