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  1. Construction: 30%
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
  3. Insurance: 20%
  4. Trucking Accident: 10%
  5. Other: 20%
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Cash, Check

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  • Emily Beth Kostelnik

    I endorse this lawyer. Richard has worked as opposing counsel on several cases against our firm. He is an advocate for his clients, while still maintaining a good relationship with us.

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    Emily Kostelnik Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Michael S. Waddington

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Contact info

Watts, Donovan & Tilley, P.A.

200 River Market Avenue
Suite 200
Little Rock, AR, 72201-1769

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ARActive198206/23/2016
TXInactive 198807/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Product Liability LitigationBest Lawyers in America2016
Personal Injury LitigationBest Lawyers in America2016
Lawyer of the Year-Litigation-ConstructionBest Lawyers in America2016
Super LawyerMid-South Super Lawyers2015
Super LawyerMid-South Super Lawyers2014
ListedBest Lawyers in America2013
Lawyer of the Year - Product Liability LitigationBest Lawyers in America2013
Personal Injury LitigationBest Lawyers in America2012
Super LawyerMid-South Super Lawyers2012
Personal Injury LitigationBest Lawyers in America2011
Super LawyerMid-South Super Lawyers2011
Super LawyerMid-South Super Lawyers2010
Personal Injury LitigationBest Lawyers in America2010
Super LawyerMid-South Super Lawyers2009
Personal Injury LitigationBest Lawyers in America2009
Personal Injury LitigationBest Lawyers in America2008
Super LawyerMid-South Super Lawyers2008
Super LawyerMid-South Super Lawyers2007
Personal Injury LitigationBest Lawyers in America2007
Super LawyerMid-South Super Lawyers2006
Personal Injury LitigationBest Lawyers in America2006
Personal Injury LitigationBest Lawyers in America2005
Judge James Moody Civility AwardAmerican Board of Trial AdvocatesN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerWatts, Donovan & Tilley, P.A.2000 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Pulaski County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American College of Trial Lawyers, Arkansas ChapterPast PresidentN/A
American Board of Trial Advocates, Arkansas ChapterPast PresidentN/A
Judge William R. Overton American Inn of CourtEmeritusN/A
National Fire Protection AssociationN/AN/A
International Association of Arson InvestigatorsN/AN/A
Defense Research InstituteN/AN/A
International Association of Defense CounselN/AN/A
American Board of Trial AdvocatesDiplomateN/A
American College of Trial LawyersFellowN/A
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
State Bar of TexasN/AN/A
Arkansas Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American College of Trial LawyersNational RepresentativeN/A
USMCRMajor1975 - 1992
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Defense Research Institute (DRI)Punitive Damages: A State-by-State Compendium; Arkansas2009
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of ArkansasN/AJD - Juris Doctor1982
University of ArkansasN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Arkansas Trial Lawyers AssociationWhat a Defense Lawyers is Looking ForN/A
Arkansas Bar Assocation SymposiumNew LawyersN/A
American College of Trial LawyersNuts & Bolts of Trying a CaseN/A