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With more than 25 years experience in estate planning, taxation and corporate law, Wayne Ball is an award-winning attorney, writer and philanthropist. Focusing on wealth preservation through estate planning, asset protection, business succession planning, elder law and Medicaid planning, Wayne has worked with clients to develop estate plans that are well-drafted, carefully executed and properly maintained.


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Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 60%
    41 years
  2. Business: 20%
    41 years
  3. Elder Law: 20%
    41 years



Hourly ($175-300/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Wayne for about ten years and am very familiar with his work. Wayne is knowledgable, friendly and professional. I would use Wayne to write my own estate plan.


    S. Brida
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Lillian Dee Davenport

    I endorse this lawyer's work. Wayne and I have worked together on numerous projects. He is a strong advocate for his clients. He keeps his commitments and is someone you can count on. Wayne is creative and hard working with a brilliant and well-trained mind.


    Lillian Davenport Trusts Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info


TXInactive 198507/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerMid-South Super Lawyers2015
Top Little Rock Attorneys- Trusts and EstatesSoiree Magazine2015
Top Little Rock Attorneys- Trusts and EstatesSoiree Magazine2014
Super LawyersMid-South Super Lawyers2014
Top Little Rock Attorneys- Trusts and EstatesSoiree Magazine2013
Super LawyersMid-South Super Lawyers2013
Best 100 Attorneys-Trust and EstatesSoiree Magazine2012
Top Little Rock Attorneys- Trusts and EstatesSoiree Magazine2012
Super LawyersMid-South Super Lawyers2012
Best Lawyers in Little Rock-Trusts and EstatesSoiree Magazine2011
Mid-South Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2011
Top 100 Lawyers-Trusts and EstatesWorth Magazine2010
Mid-South Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2010
Mid-South Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2009
Top 100 Attorneys in the CountryWorth Magazine2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ArrotneyBall Corley PLLC2015 - Present
AttorneyBall & Stuart PLLC-Little Rock2004 - 2015
AttorneyIvester, Skinner & Camp-Little Rock, AR1985 - 1996
JudgeCity of West Fork, Arkansas1983 - 1986
AttorneyWayne B. Ball P.A.-Fayetteville, AR1975 - 1986
Association namePosition nameDuration
The TribeBoard Member2015 - Present
Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Pulaski CountyBoard Member2012 - Present
Central Arkansas Estate CouncilN/A2009 - Present
Texas Bar AssociationN/A1985 - Present
Arkansas Bar Association, Probate Law SectionN/A1978 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1975 - Present
Arkansas Bar Association, Taxation Law SectionN/A1975 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Arkansas MaturityKey Documents for Estate Planning2012
A Practical Guide to Estate Administration in ArkansasA Practical Guide to Estate Administration in ArkansasN/A
Basic Probate in ArkansasBasic Probate in ArkansasN/A
Guiding Those Left Behind in ArkansasGuiding Those Left Behind in ArkansasN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Leflar Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1975
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of LawTaxLL.MN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Spring ConferenceYour Digital Assets2016
Money MattersSo You've Been Named Trustee2016
Estate Planning for AnimalsPlanning for your Pets2016
Practical Animal Law 2015Charitable Giving to Non-Profits--Legal Issues2015
Winning in the "Second Half"Basic Estate Planning and 2012 Strategies2012
Legal MattersEstate Planning2012
Veterans Benefits WorkshopAid And Attendance Benefits2011
Chenal Country ClubVeterans Benefits--Aid And Attendance2011
Commercial Realtors MeetingCurrent Estate Planning Issues2010
Aging GracefullyEstate Planning through the ages2007