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Thank you for your inquiry.  You may call our office for a free consultation or send me an email which is listed above.  Our firm has collected millions of dollars for our clients who have been injured by others.  We can't promise your case will be the same but we can promise that you will have your attorney's cell phone number and personal attention.


Jim is an instrument-rated pilot with an single-engine plane.  He has a great wife and wonderful children.  Jim's clients include persons charged with capital criminal offenses.  He also served folks with divorce and other family issues along with juvenile representation and business-related matters.


Jim has offices in North Little Rock and Mountain View.   Call at your leisure.


Languages spoken: English, American Sign Language

Practice areas


  1. Family: 50%
    19 years, 4 thousand cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 40%
    19 years, 6 thousand cases
  3. Personal Injury: 10%
    19 years, 250 cases



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Attorney endorsements

13 total 

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  • Cecily Patterson Skarda

    I endorse this lawyer. I met Jim more than 10 years ago when he was opposing counsel on a case I had. Jim was a tough, smart and committed lawyer who represented his client very well. At the same time, he was pleasant to work with, trustworthy and professional. Since that time we have had a few things together and he even served as special judge in a domestic relations case I had in another county. Jim was fair, objective and knowledgeable as a judge. Jim is a great guy and an awesome attorney who is truly committed to serving his clients.


    Cecily Skarda Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • James Gregory Crumpton

    I have worked with Jim on several cases and would recommend him. He knows the law and is responsive to his clients' needs.


    James Crumpton Real estate Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Hensley Law Firm, P.A.

600 South German; Suite 101 or POB 11127
Faulkner, Van Buren, Searcy Counties
Conway, AR, 72034

Hensley Law Firm, P.A.

P. O. Box 15426
Little Rock, AR, 72231

Hensley Law Firm, P.A.

100 North Peabody
Stone, Izard, Independence, Cleburne Counties
Mountain View, AR, 72560




Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Reprimand
    issued in AR, 2004


    This means the attorney did something wrong, but the Bar did not suspend the lawyer. Typically in this case the lawyer's poor behavior is exposed to the public in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior.

Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Lawyer of the YearCabot Star Herald2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
N/AInnocence Project2000 - Present
PresidentHensley Law Firm, P.A.1999 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Faulkner County Bar AssociationN/A2009 - Present
United States Supreme CourtN/A2007 - Present
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2003 - Present
Aircraft Owners and Pilots AssociationInstument-rated Pilot2003 - Present
White County Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Arkansas Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2001 - Present
Lonoke Bar AssociationPast President1999 - Present
Arkansas Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
Arkansas Supreme CourtN/A1999 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Bagwell v. State of ArkansasThe Bagwell Rule established for Arkansas
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
University of Arkansas - Little RockPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
High Schools and ClubsCriminal Law & Family Law2003