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Brian Wayne Ray

Personal injury Attorney at Little Rock, AR

5.0   33 reviews
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  • State Years
    Texas - TX 6 years
    Arkansas - AR 23 years
  • Licensed for 6 years
    State TX
    Acquired 2018
    Status
    Eligible to Practice in Texas No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 23 years
    State AR
    Acquired 2000
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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

About Brian

Learn Brian’s areas of practice.

2
Practice areas
  1. Personal injury
    65%
    Represent injured people to ensure they receive all compensation available under the law.

    24 years

  2. Criminal defense
    35%
    Represent those accused of crimes to obtain justice.

    24 years

OVER 20 YEARS OF PERSONAL INJURY & CRIMINAL DEFENSE EXPERIENCE, CALL FOR A CONSULTATION!

BRIAN WAYNE RAY:  Admitted: Arkansas & Texas Bar; United States Supreme Court, U.S. District Court; U.S. Court of Appeals. Education: Henderson State University (B.A., summa cum laude, 1997); University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law, (J.D., 2000). Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award in Civil Procedure, Continuing Legal Education Conference, Instructor, Member:  Arkansas Bar Association; State Bar of Arkansas; American Bar Association (Member, Sections on: Litigation); The Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Former Prosecuting Attorney; Former Certified Police Detective. Arkansas Bar Association appointments: Professionalism Task Force; Lawyers Assisting Military Personnel. Speaker, Insurance and personal injury litigation seminars. PRACTICE AREAS: Personal injury litigation; wrongful death; truck accidents; boating accidents; car accidents; airplane crash litigation. Representation of those charged with criminal offenses.

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Location

Collins, Collins & Ray, P.A.
912 West Fourth Street
Little Rock, AR, 72201
Collins, Collins & Ray
216 Olive Street, Suite 102
"By appointment only"
Texarkana, AR, 71854
Mountain Home Location
103 South Main Street Suite 9
Mountain Home, AR, 72653
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Reviews

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Posted by Jeffery | February 15, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Brain Ray is an awesome attorney !
Brian Ray was hired to handle my personal injury case of which was the result of a motor vehicle accident. This accident resulted in me having to have surgery on my hand to correct it. He is a very knowledgeable, professional and dedicated attorney and most of all a very careing person who is truly interested in your well being. He treats you as family ! I recommend him above all !!!!
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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Collins, Collins & Ray, P.A.
  • 2015 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Stewart & Ray, PLLC
  • 2011 - Present
  • Adjunct Professor
  • William H. Bowen School Of Law
  • 2020 - 2023
  • Deputy Prosecuting Attorney/Special Prosecutor
  • 22nd Judicial District AR Office Prosecuting Attorney
  • 2006 - 2007
  • Attorney
  • Clevenger & Ray, PLLC
  • 2003 - 2011
  • Detective
  • Hot Springs Police Department
  • 1989 - 1996
  • United States Marine Corps
  • Non-Commissioned Officer
  • 1985 - 1989
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Education

  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2000
  • Henderson State University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1997

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Ivan, et al. v. Allstate Prop. & Cas., Ins. (US. Dist Ct. Ark 2022)
  • Negotiated Settlement in favor of clients.
  • HARMON v. Bo Holloway Trucking, Inc., et. al. (E.D.Ark., 2020)
  • Negotiated Settlement
  • Braun, et. al. v. Burks, U.S. Supreme Court
  • Prevail on all litigated claims.
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Associations

  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • 2014 - Present
  • American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • Pulaski County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2006 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member - Publications Committee
  • 2008 - 2013
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Member
  • 2005 - 2007
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2023
  • Member
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • 2023
  • 10 Best Attorney Client Satisfaction
  • American Institute of Legal Counsel
  • 2023
  • 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award
  • American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • 2014
  • Best Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Soiree
  • 2013
  • Top Rated Lawyer -Personal Injury
  • Arkansas' Legal Leaders
  • 2013
  • Who's Who Among American Law Students
  • Summa Publishing
  • 1999
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Publications

  • Taking & Defending Effective Depositions in Arkansas
  • Expert Witness Depositions
  • 2007
  • Auto Insurance; Uninsured; Underinsured & Accident Litigation
  • Stacking Issues, Punitive Damages & Subrogation
  • 2007

Speaking Engagements

  • Pulaski County Bar Association
  • Suing Drunk Drivers
  • 2015
  • Opening New Doors to Civil Rights
  • Ethics - Pro Bono work; emphasis on the "Golden Rule".
  • 2013
  • Insurance Fundamentals for Personal Injury Practice
  • Insurance- Personal Injury
  • 2011
  • Dirty Litigation Tactics: How to deal with them
  • Litigation & Trial Skills
  • 2010
  • Arkansas Fair Housing Conference
  • Arkansas Fair Housing Commission: Advocate or Enforcer?
  • 2009
  • Using Medical Records to Prove Your Case
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • 2008
  • Taking & Defending Effective Depositions
  • Civil Litigation
  • 2007
  • Gaining the Best Settlement
  • Conducting Dynamic Discovery & Case Investigation
  • 2007
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Attorney endorsements

Received (10)
Given (10)
Endorse Brian
Medical malpractice Attorney | Dec 10
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I highly endorse this lawyer. Brian is a focused attorney."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Brian. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Litigation Attorney | Mar 22
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I highly endorse Brian. He has represented defendants in several of my cases. Brian has always been professional and ethical. Brian gets the best possible for his clients in tough situations."
Personal injury Attorney | Jul 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have known Brian for about ten years and have always been impressed with his trial demeanor and and knowledge. He truly cares for his clients and will take on the good fight to get them what they deserve."
Personal injury Attorney | Jul 02
Relationship: Co-worker
"Brian cares for his clients and, just as important, he represents them honorably and with great success. Great trial lawyer. Good man."
Employment and labor Attorney | Dec 31
Relationship: Co-worker
"While working with Brian I saw first hand his unmatched ability to work up a case from the initial client consultation through the fight at trial. A key component of winning a case always occurs in the pretrial stages where the very best lawyers can educate the Judge about their case and the law supporting their position. Brian can do just that! Simply put, Brian's superb writing skills and eloquent in court legal arguments provides a client with an edge in the pretrial stages as well as laying the foundation for a successful verdict at trial. So if you want a lawyer with all the tools in the shed, Brian Ray is your man!"
Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Dec 02
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. I have gone up against Brian on a number of cases and always found him to be thorough, honest and a strong advocate for his client."
Personal injury Attorney | Nov 18
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer's work. I have had the opportunity to work with Mr. Ray on a number of issues. He has always been professional and is dedicated to the representation of his clients. He is very knowledgeable in his area of practice and I have no hesitation in this endorsement."
Personal injury Attorney | Nov 10
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I have opposed Mr. Ray on several matters. I have also provided mediation and arbitration services to Mr. Ray and his clients. He has, consistantly, demonstrated the highest degree of professional and ethical behavior. He maintains a level of professional curiosity, and conducts himself personally and professionally in a fashion which does honor to the legal community."
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Little Rock Personal injury Lawyer Brian Wayne Ray
Brian Wayne Ray
Personal injury Attorney
Little Rock, AR
Licensed for 23 years
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