Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the Arkansas Bar Association, and what can it do for me?
Q. How can I contact the Arkansas Bar Association?
Q. Does the Arkansas Bar Association have publications for non-lawyers that might help me with my legal questions?
Q. Can the Arkansas Bar Association give me legal advice or answer questions about legal issues?
Q. I want to file a complaint against a lawyer. What do I do?
Q. I want to file a complaint against an Arkansas judge. What can I do?
Q. Who can tell me whether an attorney is licensed in Arkansas?
Q. Who can answer questions about the bar exam, admission to practice or reciprocity?
Q. What can I do if I bought a car that is a "lemon"?
Q. Where do I report technical difficulties on this web site?
Q. I suspect someone is practicing law without a license. What should I do?

Q. What is the Arkansas Bar Association, and what can it do for me?
A. The Arkansas Bar Association is a private, non-profit, voluntary association of over 5,000 licensed attorneys. The Association provides a variety of services to its members and the public, and undertakes projects to improve the justice system in Arkansas. For more information, visit the other sections of this website, including About ArkBar and For the Public.

The licensing of attorneys and regulation of the practice of law are functions of the Supreme Court of Arkansas.

Q. How can I contact the Arkansas Bar Association?
A. Visit our Contact Us page.

Q. Does the Arkansas Bar Association have publications for non-lawyers that might help me with my legal questions?
A. Yes, we have a number of publications directed at the public. See Legal Pamphlets for Public on this website.

Q. Can the Arkansas Bar Association give me legal advice or answer questions about legal issues?
A. Sorry, no. We have no practicing attorneys on staff. If you need a lawyer but don’t have one, consult ARKANSASFINDALAWYER on this website. It will give you information about attorneys in various parts of the state who handle specific kinds of cases. For low-income persons needing help in non-criminal matters, one should contact the Legal Services Program in your area of the state - Call toll free 800-952-9243 or visit www.arlegalservices.org/

Q. I want to file a complaint against a lawyer. What do I do?
A. Contact the Arkansas Supreme Court’s Committee on Professional Conduct at Rebsamen Corporate Square, 2100 Riverfront Drive, Suite 200 Little Rock, AR 72202 , or call 501-376-0313 or 800-506-6631. You will receive a complaint form and a letter explaining the complaint process and telling you what documentation you should provide.

Q. I want to file a complaint against an Arkansas judge. What can I do?
A. Contact the Judicial Discipline & Disability Commission at 323 Center Street, Suite 1060, Little Rock, AR 72201, call 501-682-1050, or visit www.state.ar.us/jddc/

Q. Who can tell me whether an attorney is licensed in Arkansas?
A. The Arkansas Supreme Court Clerk’s Office, 625 Marshall Street, Little Rock, AR 72201, 501-682-6849, or visit the Arkansas Judiciary Attorney Search website.

Q. Who can answer questions about the bar exam, admission to practice or reciprocity?
A. Contact the Office of Professional Programs: 501-374-1855.

Q. What can I do if I bought a car that is a "lemon"?
A. The Arkansas Attorney General’s Office has information on the Arkansas "Lemon Law" as well as other consumer topics. Call 501-682-2007 or 800-482-8982, or email consumer@ag.state.ar.us  

Q. Where do I report technical difficulties on this web site?
A. Visit our Contact Us page.

Q. I suspect someone is practicing law without a license. What should I do?
A. Contact the Arkansas Supreme Court’s Committee on Professional Conduct at Rebsamen Corporate Square, 2100 Riverfront Drive, Suite 200 Little Rock, AR 72202 , or call 501-376-0313 or 800-506-6631.