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Attended college at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and received a Bachelors Degree in Communications in 1988.  Was a two year letterman for the University of Arkansas Razorback Football Team, and a member of Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity.  Attended Law School at the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and received a Juris Doctorate Degree in May of 1991.

While in law school, began clerking for the law firm of Odom & Elliott, P.A., and went to work for the firm as an associate after graduating from law school and passing the Arkansas Bar examination in August of 1991.  Became a partner at Odom and Elliott, P.A. in January of 1994, and continued to work as a partner with the firm until August of 2006.

In August of 2006, left the firm of Odom & Elliott, P.A. with partner Don R. Elliott, Jr., and started the Elliott & Smith Law Firm.  We primarily handle personal injury cases including tractor trailer wrecks, car wrecks, medical malpractice claims, nursing home neglect, products liability claims and wrongful death claims. 


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  1. Car Accident: 35%
    24 years
  2. Trucking Accident: 25%
    24 years
  3. Medical Malpractice: 20%
    22 years
  4. Nursing Home Abuse: 10%
    18 years
  5. Personal Injury: 10%
    24 years



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  • Bruce L. Mulkey

    Tim is one of the finest trial lawyers in Arkansas. I have know him since law school and admired his dedication and commitment to his clients and the profession. If he takes your case you can bet he will leave no stone unturned in finding justice.


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  • John Greel Ralls Jr.

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Elliott & Smith Law Firm

P.O. Box 9090
Fayetteville, AR, 72703


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerElliott & Smith Law Firm2006 - Present
PartnerOdom & Elliott, P.A.1989 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Board of Trial Advocates (Arkansas chapter)Associate Member2008 - Present
Arkansas Bar FoundationFellow2007 - Present
American Inn of CourtMaster2000 - Present
Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, Circle of AdvocatesMember1991 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1991 - Present
Arkansas Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present
American Inns of CourtPresident2008 - 2009
American Inn of CourtVice President2007 - 2008
Washington County Bar AssociationPresident2000 - 2001
Washington County Bar AssociationVice President1999 - 2000
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Arkansas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
University of ArkansasCommunicationsBA - Bachelor of Arts1988