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Brian Dean Rabal

Divorce and separation Attorney at Centerton, AR

4.2   10 reviews
  • Licensed for 18 years
    State AR
    Acquired 2005
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Rabal Law Firm is recognized in Northwest Arkansas for its experience in trial and transactional matters. Rabal Law Firm has built its law practice on the strength of referrals. Referrals stand as a witness to the measure of the firm’s success. Good legal representation comes from good people and at Rabal Law Firm, you will find the best. The main goal at Rabal Law Firm is to provide the highest quality of legal representation available at a reasonable and fair cost to clients while maintaining a very personal practice where each client is treated with respect.

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Rabal Law Firm, PLLC
1617 E Centerton Blvd
PO Box 395
Centerton, AR, 72719-0395


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Posted by anonymous | May 20, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Totally Trust Worthy and High Integrity
Brian represented our daughter when she messed up at 16 and, while we wanted her to be held accountable, we didn't want her to pay for a stupid mistake for a decade or better. Brian knew the law, how to make sure our daughter got the best outcome and he understood what we meant when we said we wanted her held accountable. He is an awesome person as well, high integrity, lots of laughter, articulate and competent as hell!!
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Posted by Robert | October 7, 2020
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Highly recommended
I had the pleasure of working with Mr. Rabal on a matter recently and I must say, he did a fantastic job. One of the most important things he did for me is calm me down. I was willing to pay high attorney fees to make a point but he managed help me understand how unnecessary that was. I really appreciate his professionalism and guidance.
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Posted by anonymous | September 1, 2020
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The Best Family Lawyer
Brian has been our family lawyer for more than 6 years now. He helped us gain guardianship of our grandchild and battled on our behalf in court and with DHS when false allegations were made and won for us. He has the ability and knowledge to show authorities on our case that we are the best ones to look out for said child’s best interest. Would recommend him in every family court circumstance. He has been there for us every step of our adventure of the court process.
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Posted by Marjorie | September 15, 2017
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Brian is the Best Lawyer!
Brian was very Friendly and courteous. I knew from meeting him and a great referral from a good friend, we would quickly get along. He listened and had solutions right away. I believe his work is very thorough and he listens to your concerns with undivided attention. It has been an amazing experience with his law firm so far. I will be happy to refer any of my family and friends to Brian’s law firm. Thank you in advance Brian.
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Posted by Andrea | February 6, 2015
He was great at what he did, He was very confident in us winning in my divorce which made me confident. He kept me informed with what was happening. He didn't answer his phone a lot but he always called me back with in the day. He is working with me on my payments to him. He also tried to save me money any way he could
Posted by anonymous | September 3, 2014
Highly Recommended
I have known Brian both professionally and personally for many years. He put his heart and soul into both my criminal and civil cases and achieved a favorable outcome in both. He is extremely knowledgeable and he made himself available to discuss my case and answer all of my questions. He also explained to me all of the potential options so that I was able to make sound decisions regarding my matters. Brian has the upmost integrity and is extremely dependable. I give my most heartfelt recommendation.
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Posted by anonymous | April 17, 2014
Awesome with the jury
Mr. Rabal was extremely aggressive and took my civil case to a jury trial. He was a very effective and likable to the jury and ended up winning my case. I hope that I don't ever need a lawyer again, but if I do I will hire Brian Rabal.
Posted by Marsha | January 31, 2013
Personable, Good Value, High Integrity
Brian handled my divorce for me. He was effective and expedient with paperwork and filings. He was also quite competent in the courtroom. Above all, I felt he was completely trustworthy and absolutely "in my corner" throughout the proceedings.
Posted by anonymous | January 24, 2013
Worse Lawyer I know
I used Mr. Rabal's services twice and I truly regret it. I was hoping since he had experience with the first case, that the second try at it would have a better outcome. His letters to the other party are poorly written and leave vulnerability and loop holes for the other party to take advantage of. He is nearly impossible to get in touch with. The only way I could get him to respond was to call from a phone number that he did not recognize. He will charge you for every email, text or phone call you make to him. I was not able to go through with the case as far as I should have because I had zero faith that he stood a chance to win in court room for me. He kept telling me that he thought we would win, but I knew he did not possess the skills needed. I felt that using him all the way to the court room would cost me even more than he already did. Once I voiced my complaint to him he offered to pay what I felt I lost during due to his misrepresentation. I was not comfortable with that outcome but I named a price anyway. He agreed to it and we ended the conversation. He then called me back about 5-10 minutes later and he said that he had changed his mind and he felt he did no wrong. When I asked him how he came up with the figure related to my case, he had no response and blamed me. He will not look out for your best interest. I highly encourage anyone to not use his services. He “travels” all the time and will not give you the attention you deserve, please beware.
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Posted by Gary McClaskey | June 8, 2012
Not A Good Experience
I hired Mr. Rabal on April 30, 2012 Mr. Rabal did not return my phone calls or e-mails, once he had my money. When I finally got in touch with Mr. Rabal on a friend s phone (he wouldn t answer mine because of caller ID), and told Mr. Rabal that I was not satisfied with his services, and asked for my $400.00 to be returned- Mr. Rabal told me to take him to court. I then asked for a billing statement- which Mr. Rabal provided one month later- and with the incorrect last name on it. I won t open it. No point. I would not recommend Mr. Rabal-unless to an adversary. My experience with Mr. Rabal has been a nightmare.
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  • Hourly Rates $ 150-250 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 9.8 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • City Attorney
  • City of Centerton
  • 2009 - Present
  • Principal
  • Rabal Law Firm, PLLC
  • 2005 - Present


  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2005
  • Christian Brothers University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2001
  • St Gregory's University
  • Associates of Science
  • 1989


  • Lawyers of Distinction
  • Member
  • 2018 - Present
  • Children of Centerton, Inc.
  • Vice Chair
  • 2011 - Present
  • Arkansas Municipal League
  • Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • Benton County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • Arkansas Criminal Defence Attorneys Associations
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2005 - 2012
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Recognized For Excellence in Family Law
  • Lawyers of Distinction
  • 2018
  • Recognized For Excellence in Divorce
  • Lawyers of Distinction
  • 2018
  • Top 40 Lawyers Under 40
  • American Society of Legal Advocates
  • 2017
  • Top 40 Lawyers Under 40
  • American Society of Legal Advocates
  • 2016
  • Preeminent 5.0 out of 5
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • Equal Access to Justice
  • Legal Aid of Arkansas
  • 2013
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  • Decision Books
  • Solo by Choice
  • 2008

Speaking Engagements

  • Attorney Ad Litem Continuing Education
  • Ethical Issues as an Attorney Ad Litem
  • 2019
  • Benton County Bar Association
  • Life Before Law
  • 2012

Attorney endorsements

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Given (3)
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Unknown Attorney | Jul 07
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Brian is a strong opposing counsel and would recommend him to anyone seeking an attorney willing to fight. I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Dec 30
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. I've worked with Brian on multiple cases and trust his skill and knowledge."
Family Attorney | Jun 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have worked with Brian and against him. I have found him to be thorough, diligent and skillful in his representation of his clients. I wholeheartedly endorse and recommend Brian."
Family Attorney | Apr 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Brian Rabal. He is a practical, hard-working lawyer and will do you a good job."
Child custody Attorney | Feb 17
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Brian is a competent attorney and I have worked on several custody cases in which he was the attorney ad litem representing the interests of the children. Brian's approach is very conservative and in no way reactive to any particular situation. He takes his role seriously. Don't let his goofy grin fool you."
Family Attorney | Feb 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Brian works very well with his clients to help them get the best possible outcome in their situations."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Feb 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Very well respected attorney."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Dec 16
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Aug 29
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I have had the opportunity to work both with and against Brian. He is aggressive and knowledgeable."
General practice Attorney | Aug 19
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Brian is a very active member of the local attorney's bar and working with him was both a professional and pleasant experience. We were able to work together and accomplish the best outcome for both of our clients. I would highly recommend Mr. Rabal."
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