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Adam D. Reid, JD, LLM - Adam is a tax, estate planning and corporate law attorney who enjoys helping his clients meet and exceed their individual, family and business goals.  A native of Chicago, Adam graduated from law school in 2008 with an LLM in tax.  He practiced law in Chicago before moving to Little Rock in 2011, with his wife Alexis and their dogs Milo and Hank.  He now heads Barber Law Firm PLLC’s Tax and Estate Planning Practice Group and is a member of its Business and Corporate Law Practice Group.  


Adam is an active member of the American Bar Association, Arkansas Bar Association, Pulaski County Bar Association and Central Arkansas Estate Council.  Adam is involved with several nonprofit and community organizations in Little Rock, including Easter Seals Arkansas Guardians Board, UAMS Auxiliary Crew, Downtown Little Rock Partnership, Hat Club of Little Rock, VOCALS and Arkansas Access to Justice Commission.


Additionally of note, Adam was named one of the “Best Trusts & Estates Lawyers in Little Rock” by Little Rock Soiree in 2012, and named as one of Arkansas’ “Rising Stars” by Super Lawyers in 2014, an award given to less than 2.5% of attorneys in the state.


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Contact info

Barber Law Firm PLLC

425 W. Capitol Ave
Suite 3400
Little Rock, AR, 72201

Practice areas


  1. Probate: 25%
    57 years
  2. Corporate: 25%
    8 years
  3. Tax: 25%
    8 years
  4. Estate Planning: 25%
    8 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Rising StarMid-South Super Lawyers2014
Best Lawyers - Trusts & EstatesLittle Rock Soirée2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney, Of CounselBarber, McCaskill, Jones & Hale, P.A.2012 - Present
AttorneyMitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, PLLC2011 - 2012
AttorneyDenkewalter & Angelo, Ltd.2009 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
Foundation for the Little Rock Police DepartmentBoard Member2016 - Present
Central Arkansas Estate CouncilMember2013 - Present
Pulaski County Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
American Bar Association, Taxation Section, Estate and Gift Taxes CommitteeMember2013 - Present
Downtown Little Rock Partnership - Permissible Uses CommitteeMember2013 - Present
American Bar Association, Taxation Section, Corporate Tax CommitteeMember2013 - Present
American Bar Association, Taxation Section, Standards of Tax Practice CommitteeMember2013 - Present
American Bar Association, Taxation Section, Tax Policy and Simplification CommitteeMember2013 - Present
Hat Club of Little RockTeam Leader2012 - Present
UAMS Aux CrewBoard Member2012 - Present
Arkansas Bar Association - Taxation Law SectionMember2011 - Present
Arkansas Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Charles Universty Faculty of Law Common Law ReviewArticles Editor2007 - 2008
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Family Limited Partnership (FLP) IRS Audit DefenseN/A
Arkansas guardianship casesN/A
Trust and estate administration and litigation casesFavorable settlements for client
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Publication nameTitleDate
Arkansas Bar AssociationSenior Citizens Handbook, Editor2013
Wealth Strategies JournalIllinois Estate Tax Update2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law SchoolTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws2008
John Marshall Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
University of Iowa College of LawN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Top Estate Planning TechniquesGrantor Trusts: GRATs, GRITs, IDGTs & Trust Protectors2016
Financial Professional SeminarEstate Planning Fundamentals2012
Arkansas Association of Legal AdministratorsEstate Planning Fundamentals2012
Financial Professional SeminarEstate, Gift & Wealth Transfer Tax Law Update2011
20th Annual Tax SeminarEstate Planning Case Law Update2011
Financial Professional SeminarEstate, Gift & Wealth Transfer Tax Law Update2010
Financial Professional SeminarEstate, Gift & Wealth Transfer Tax Law Update2009
Center for Tax Law & Employee BenefitsSarbanes-Oxley as a Competitive Marketplace Tool2008
Center for Tax Law & Employee BenefitsOffshore Asset Protection & Non-Recognition Jurisdictions2008