Representing clients nationwide, Phillip has a long-lasting reputation as a champion of rights.
For more than 40 years, Arkansas native Phillip Duncan has worked tirelessly to help injured Arkansans and their families. Upon graduating from Arkansas State University and University of Arkansas-Fayetteville School of Law, he began his career as public defender in Little Rock. Later, he entered into private practice as a plaintiff trial lawyer. Over the years, he has earned a reputation as a fair but fierce trial attorney committed to being a champion for the rights of others.
The Duncan name has been part of many other law firms. But in 2006, he made the decision to launch his own. Today, Duncan Firm defends the rights of people from all walks of life. Supported by a team of personal injury lawyers and experienced staff, Phillip Duncan who will seek the justice you deserve. Phillip has been part of trial teams and lead on cases with case results to show why he's different.
Phillip J. Duncan
Compassion For People, A Passion For Justice
From our new offices at 809 W. 3rd Street, the family-run Duncan Firm works with unequaled care to bring justice to those suffering from unexpected and tragic injuries or wrongful death through the fault of others. Phillip Duncan has handled cases and class action suits involving serious injury and death not only in Arkansas, but nationwide. For example, cases involving resulting in serious injury and deat from car accidents, construction accidents, and big truck accidents is what his staff focuses on.
He has helped people who suffered an injury or even paralysis in unsafe workplaces. Phillip Duncan approaches each case as if preparing for trial and regularly utilizes cutting-edge technology - a combination that has helped lead to multi-million dollar jury verdicts and settlements.
A true family firm
Married with three daughters, Phillip Duncan believes in the strength of family. The legal team at Duncan Firm is a reflection of that, made up of family members and loyal staff with many years of combined experience in law, business, and insurance. All are dedicated to helping clients and their families receive the attention and help they need. In short, we go the extra mile to look out for your best interests. Because Phillip Duncan's name is on the door, you can count on it.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Member||Million Dollar Advocates Forum||N/A|
|Best of Their Brethren: Product Liability||Arkansas lawyers||N/A|
|Founder||Duncan Firm P.A.||1984 - 2019|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Pulaski County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, 300 Club||Member||N/A|
|American Association for Justice||Life Sustaining Member||N/A|
|Arkansas Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Arkansas Bar Foundation||Fellow||N/A|
|Roscoe Pound Foundation||Member||N/A|
|ATLA Docket||Spoliation in Railroad cases||2005|
|University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Leflar Law Center||JD - Juris Doctor||1974|
|Arkansas State University, Jonesboro||BS - Bachelor of Science||1971|
|Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association||Defense tactics at trial||2008|
|Bailey, Laserscopic Spinal Center of America et. al. v. St. Louis, EFO Holdings, LP, et. al.||$369,000,000|
|Ariel Anderson v. Weaver-Bailey Contractors, Inc.||$17,000,000 verdict|
|Metheny v. ProAssurance and UAMS||$20,000,000 verdict|
|Washington v. Ford Case No. CV 2003-627-1||$7,150,000 verdict|
Posted by JSmith
Tue May 03 2016
Our Rating is calculated using information the lawyer has included on their profile in addition to the information we collect from state bar associations and other organizations that license legal professionals. Attorneys who claim their profiles and provide Avvo with more information tend to have a higher rating than those who do not.
Years licensed, work experience, education
Peer endorsements, associations, awards
Publications, speaking engagements