The Arkansas Bar Association is your trusted resource. The ArkBar represents its members' interests, provides money-saving services, promotes the profession, and alerts members to the issues created by proposed legislation that affect their law practice. We are proactive on their behalf, taking the lead in matters affecting the profession, seeking to articulate their views and taking new initiatives to support them and the legal profession as a whole. As well as the Association’s active support, members are entitled to a wide range of additional benefits.


  • Recognition for Volunteer Public Service

    Nominations for the Lawyer Community Legacy Award are due Feb. 28. The Lawyer Community Legacy Awards are presented to attorneys and judges who have performed volunteer public services out of a sense of duty, responsibility and professionalism. Nominate... read more

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  • On January 10, 2017, I attended the Arkansas Supreme Court swearing in ceremony for Chief Justice John Dan Kemp, and Justice Shawn Womack. Chief Justice Kemp’s comments have been posted to the Arkansas Supreme Court website and can be found by clicking here . In preparing for attending...

  • Goodwill Industries of Arkansas’ mission is changing lives through education, training and employment. In 2016, Goodwill helped over 4,500 Arkansans find a job with local employers. Arkansas Lawyers Spread Goodwill benefits men and women transitioning into the workforce. Your donations of gently...

  • Posted in: ARKBAR Open Forum

    One of the sessions at Fall Legal in Rogers on Thursday was a panel discussion for lawyers on the topic of how to work with interpreters. We had an impressive panel, including Mara Simmons (Director for Court Interpreter Services for the Administrative Office of the Courts and a certified Spanish/English...

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The Arkansas Bar Association has equipped me with the tools to really grow my practice and enhance my involvement in the legal community. The wide variety of available continuing education programs helps me to stay on top of legal trends, while the networking events offer tremendous opportunities to meet great people who share a passion for the law and justice. I am honored to be a member of Leadership Academy class of 2014 and look forward to continuing my commitment to advance the legal profession in Arkansas.

— Misty Wilson Borkowski

Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Gaichus, P.C.

Little Rock