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Compassionate and hardworking. You are more than just another case. Call today for a free consultation. 501-891-6976.
I enjoy working with people and helping them navigate the complex legal system. I have a long history of always fighting for the underdog. That same mentality has carried over to my legal career.
I provide representation in probate matters including the probate of a deceased's estate, will contests, and general litigation involving probate matters.
I also provide representation in a wide range of family law matters such as contested and uncontested divorces as well as actions for separate maintenance (separation). I am also trained in collaborative law. I handle modification, enforcement, or registrations of divorce decrees. I also provide representation in child custody, visitation, paternity, and child support matters.
I especially enjoy handling adoptions including stepparent adoption and non-familial adoptions. I also provide representation in guardianships for adults and children as well as contesting and terminating guardianships.
I also provide mediation services as well as handle administrative appeals and unlawful detainer actions.
I am a certified ad litem for children in domestic relations or probate matters.
When I'm not working I enjoy spending time with my spouse and our animals. I also enjoy reading, working on our home, and spending time with friends.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Best Lawyers in Arkansas||AY Magazine||2020|
|Legal Elite||Arkansas Money & Politics||2020|
|Certificate of Completion Collaborative Law Practice Training||International Academy of Collaborative Professionals||2015|
|Partner||Natural State Law, PLLC||2018 - Present|
|Attorney||Ball Corley, PLLC||2016 - 2018|
|Attorney||Owings Law Firm||2015 - 2016|
|Law Clerk||Owings Law Firm||2011 - 2015|
|Paralegal||Owings Law Firm||2007 - 2011|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Arkansas Bar Association||Chair of Elder Law Section||2020 - Present|
|Saline County Bar Association||Member||2019 - Present|
|Hope Rises||Board Member||2018 - Present|
|Arkansas Association of Women Law||Member||2015 - Present|
|Arkansas Bar Association||Member||2015 - Present|
|Pulaski County Bar Association||Member||2015 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2015 - Present|
|Arkansas Bar Association, Elder Law Section||Chair Elect||2019 - 2020|
|Arkansas Bar Association-Professional Committee||Member||2019 - 2020|
|Arkansas Bar Association, Elder Law Section||Secretary/Treasurer||2018 - 2019|
|Arkansas Bar Association-Professional Committee||Member||2018 - 2019|
|Arkansas Bar Association Commission on Diversity||Member||2017 - 2018|
|Arkansas Journal of Social Change and Public Service||Married in Arkansas||2014|
|International Social Science Review||An Examination of Crime Perception and Arkansas Fair Housing||2014|
|University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2015|
|University of Arkansas - Little Rock||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2005|
|Arkansas Bar Association Mid Year Meeting||Adult Guardianships||2018|
|2018 Last Chance CLE||Adoptions: The Basics and Pitfalls to Avoid||2018|
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