Barbara graduated in 1991from the University of Arkansas School of Law where she was Associate Editor, Arkansas Law Review. Beginning her law practice that same year, she focused primarily on employment discrimination law. She is admitted to practice in the Arkansas Supreme Court, U. S. District Court, for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas and the United States Circuit Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit. She is the author of Allowing Fetal Wrongful Death Actions in Arkansas: A Death Whose Time Has Come, Arkansas Law Review, 1991, which was Noted in the National Law Journal as “worth reading,” December, 1991. This article has been cited in Arkansas Supreme Court and other court decisions and in Hard Choices, Lost Voices, Donald B. Judges author; and used, in part, as basis for fetal wrongful death statute drafted in 2001 by Ark. House, Rep. Taylor Chaney, Jr.
In 1995, she was selected as one of the “Best Lawyers in Arkansas” by the Arkansas Times and, in 2001, chosen in a Northwest Arkansas Business Journal survey of lawyers as a lawyer that they would recommend in employment law. Barbara also holds a master’s degree in Communication and has served as an adjunct instructor of law and of communication at Northwest Arkansas Community College.
In 2008, she became a certified family mediator and limited her practice to mediation. She has since taken inactive status and now serves as a consultant to the firm.
Rogers, Arkansas 72758
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