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School of Law
1045 W. Maple St.
Robert A. Leflar Law Center
Waterman Hall
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701

Phone: (479) 575-5601

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Lonnie Beard

Lonnie Beard

Professor of Law

B.A., J.D., LL.M.

Email: lrbeard@uark.edu

Phone: (479) 575-4454

Office: 164

Assistant for Prof. Beard

Professor Lonnie Beard began teaching at the School of Law in 1983. He served as the director of the graduate law program from 1994 to 2000 and has served as associate dean for academic affairs on two prior occasions. His primary teaching and research interest is in the area of taxation, particularly the taxation of business entities.

He earned his B.A. at Arkansas State University, his J.D. at the University of Arkansas, and his LL.M. from New York University. He was admitted to practice in Arkansas and Iowa in 1975 and in California in 1979.

Professor Beard has twice served as a Special Associate Justice on the Arkansas Supreme Court. His practice career included stints as a trial defense attorney with the U.S. Army as a Judge Advocate and with a small firm in San Diego, where his work was primarily in the areas of business and estate planning.

School of Law

1045 W. Maple St.
Robert A. Leflar Law Center
Waterman Hall
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701

Phone: (479) 575-5601

Law School Directory

University of Arkansas School of Law