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5/26/15 2014-2015 Webinar: Ethics and Client Money: Trust Funds, Expenses, Setoffs & More
5/27/15 2014-2015 Webinar: LIVE REPLAY: “Earnouts” in Business Transactions
5/28/15 2014-2015 Webinar: LIVE REPLAY: 2015 Ethics Update, Part 1
5/29/15 2014-2015 Webinar: LIVE REPLAY: 2015 Ethics Update, Part 2
6/01/15 2014-2015 Webinar:LIVE REPLAY: Ethics and Dishonest Clients
6/02/15 2014-2015 Webinar: Options in Real Estate Transactions - Buying Time to Decide & Wait and See
6/03/15 2014-2015 Webinar: LIVE REPLAY: Buying & Selling Partnership/LLC Interests - Economic, Management & Tax Issues
6/04/15 2014-2015 Webinar: “Ethical Wills:” Drafting Wills to Reflect Client Values
6/05/15 2014-2015 Webinar: LIVE REPLAY: Attorney Ethics and the Use of Email in Law Practice
6/08/15 2014-2015 Webinar: LIVE REPLAY: Employees, Social Media, Smartphones, Tablets: Legal Issues for Employers

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Brian H. Ratcliff of El Dorado was  sworn in as the president of the Arkansas Bar Association on June 13, 2014. The swearing-in ceremony by Chief Justice Jim Hannah took place during the Association’s annual meeting at the Hot Springs Convention Center. Ratcliff is a partner with PPGMR Law, PLLC and manages the El Dorado office.
 
Ratcliff has devoted his leadership skills to nearly all aspects of the Association since the beginning of his legal career. His commitment began by serving on the Young Lawyers Section (YLS) Executive Council and then as chair of the YLS. He has served on and chaired numerous committees, including the 2004 Annual Meeting Chair. He is a tenured member of the House of Delegates and recently completed a three-year appointment to the Board of Governors. He also served a three-year appointment on the Executive Council. He is the recipient of the Frank C. Elcan II award and has been honored with three Golden Gavel awards for his leadership roles in the Association. He served as president of the Arkansas Bar Foundation in 2008-2009. He also served as president of the Arkansas Association of Defense Counsel and president of the Union County Bar Association. Ratcliff earned his undergraduate degree in economics/business from Hendrix College and his Juris Doctor from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law.
 
From the President

  

Is Our Judicial System Broken?
by Brian H. Ratcliff, Arkansas Business 

 

 

 

 

 

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