Lecturers and Part-Time Faculty

Tariq Abdullah

Senior Director, Legal Operations & Data & Analytics, Walmart Inc.

  • Juris Doctor, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law

Course(s) Taught

  • Legal Operations

Laura Asbury

Sr. Director, U.S. Privacy & Records Compliance, Walmart Inc.

  • Juris Doctor, University of Arkansas School of Law
  • Bachelor of Science, Finance, Southern Nazarene University

Course(s) Taught

  • Effective Corp. Compliance

Jonathan Avila

Vice President, Chief Privacy Officer, Walmart Inc.

  • Juris Doctor, Harvard Law School
  • Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy, Yale University

Course(s) Taught

  • Privacy Law

Timothy L. Brooks

Judge, United States District Court, Western District of Arkansas

  • Juris Doctor, University of Arkansas School of Law
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, University of Arkansas

Course(s) Taught

  • Trial Advocacy

Alan Bryan

Senior Associate General Counsel – Legal Operations & Outside Counsel Management, Walmart, Inc.

  • Juris Doctor, University of Arkansas School of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts, History, University of Arkansas

Course(s) Taught

  • Legal Operations

J.R. Carroll

Partner, Kutak Rock LLP

  • Juris Doctor, University of Arkansas School of Law
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Accounting, University of Arkansas

Course(s) Taught

  • Sports Law

Nicole Clowney

University of Arkansas

  • Juris Doctor, Yale University
  • Master of Arts, Classics, University of Kentucky
  • Bachelor of Arts, Classical Studies, University of Chicago

Course(s) Taught

  • Greek & Roman Law

Thomas A. Daily

Member, Daily & Woods, P.L.L.C.

  • Juris Doctor, University of Arkansas School of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of the South

Course(s) Taught

  • Basic Title Examination
  • Oil & Gas Title Examination

Rebecca Davis

Director of Privacy, Walmart, Inc.

  • Juris Doctor, University of Iowa
  • Master of Fine Arts, university of Iowa, Iowa Writers’ Workshop
  • Bachelor of Arts, English Literature, Vassar College

Course(s) Taught

  • Privacy Law
  • Corporate Counsel Colloquium

Drew Devenport

Attorney, Davis Law Firm

  • Juris Doctor, University of Arkansas
  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science & Business Administration, Rockhurst University

Course(s) Taught

  • Immigration Law

Don Elliott

Partner, Elliott & Smith Law Firm

  • Juris Doctor, University of Arkansas School of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts, Ouachita Baptist University

Course(s) Taught

  • Deposition Practice

Alanna Fairrell

Attorney, Snively, Fairrell and Koehler Law Firm

  • Juris Doctor, University of Arkansas School of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, University of Arkansas at Fort Smith

Course(s) Taught

  • Domestic Relations Drafting Lab

Frank Griffin

Health Scholar in Residence

  • Juris Doctor, University of Arkansas School of Law,
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences,
  • Bachelor of Science, Chemistry, Hendrix College

Course(s) Taught

  • Health Law
  • Health Policy

Joseph Hall

Law clerk for the Honorable Timothy L. Brooks on the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas

  • Juris Doctor, Harvard Law School
  • Bachelor of Arts Political Science, University of Arkansas

Course(s) Taught

  • Basic Evidence
  • Upper-Level Writing – Civil Pretrial Documents

Kenneth S. Hixson

Judge, Arkansas Court of Appeals

  • Juris Doctor, University of Arkansas School of Law
  • Bachelor of Science, Mathematics, University of Central Arkansas

Course(s) Taught

  • Trial Preparation Strategies

Rebecca Hurst

Managing Partner, Smith Hurst, PLC

  • Master of Laws, Taxation, New York University School of Law
  • Juris Doctor, University of Arkansas School of Law
  • Bachelor of Science, Accounting, Arkansas State University

Course(s) Taught

  • Estate Planning

Jim Longino

Senior Staff Attorney, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern & Western Districts of Arkansas

  • Juris Doctor, University of Arkansas School of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Arkansas

Course(s) Taught

  • Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy

Eva Madison

Shareholder, Littler Mendelson P.C.

  • Juris Doctor, University of Arkansas School of Law
  • Bachelor of Science, Vanderbilt University

Course(s) Taught

  • Employment Discrimination

Lauren Manning

University of Arkansas

  • Master of Laws, Agriculture & Food Law, University of Arkansas School of Law
  • Juris Doctor, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts, Legal Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz

Course(s) Taught

  • ULW- Civil Pretrial Documents

David Matthews

Partner, Matthews, Campbell, Rhoads, McClure & Thompson, P.A.

  • Juris Doctor, University of Arkansas School of Law
  • Bachelor of Science, Public Administration, University of Arkansas

Course(s) Taught

  • ABOTA: Trial Practice Series

Ross Noland

Attorney, Noland Law Firm, P.A.

  • Master of Laws, Environmental Law, George Washington University School of Law
  • Juris Doctor, University of Arkansas School of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts, Economics, University of Arkansas

Course(s) Taught

  • Environmental Torts

David Pieper

Registered Patent Attorney, Keisling & Pieper, PLC

  • Juris Doctor, University of Arkansas School of Law
  • Bachelor of Engineering, Vanderbilt University

Course(s) Taught

  • Patent Law
  • Entertainment Law

Marshall Prettyman

Of Counsel, Mostyn Prettyman PLLC

  • Juris Doctor, Rutgers University School of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts, Lafayette College

Course(s) Taught

  • Domestic Relations
  • Arkansas Landlord-Tenant Law

Lucas Regnier

Formerly an attorney at Harrington, Miller, Kieklak, Eichmann & Brown, P.A.

  • Juris Doctor, Tulane University Law School
  • Bachelor of Arts, History, University of Arkansas

Course(s) Taught

  • Upper Level Writing: Contract Drafting
  • Representing Startups

Erron Smith

  • Juris Doctor, University of Arkansas School of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science & Journalism, University of Arkansas

Course(s) Taught

  • Corporate Counsel Colloquium

Jim Smith

Founding Partner, Smith Hurst, PLC

  • Master of Laws, Taxation, New York University School of Law
  • Juris Doctor, University of Arkansas School of Law
  • Bachelor of Science, Accounting, Arkansas Tech University

Course(s) Taught

  • Private Equity Investing

Kathryn Smith

Senior Manager, Portfolio Management & Program Maturity – Responsible Sourcing, Walmart, Inc.

  • Master of Laws, Agriculture & Food Law, University of Arkansas School for Law
  • Juris Doctor, University of Arkansas School of Law
  • Bachelor of Science, Criminal Justice, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Course(s) Taught

  • Interviewing, Counseling, & Negotiating

Jennifer Sommer

Director, Health & Wellness Practice Compliance, Walmart

  • Juris Doctor, University of Arkansas School of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts, Journalism, University of Arkansas

Course(s) Taught

  • Effective Corporate Compliance

Jennifer Taylor

Alternative Dispute Resolution Coordinator, Administrative Office of the Courts

  • Juris Doctor, University of Arkansas at Little Rock Bowen School of Law

Course(s) Taught

  • Mediation in Practice

Richard Taylor

United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern & Western Districts of Arkansas

  • Juris Doctor, University of Arkansas School of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts, Centenary College

Course(s) Taught

  • Bankruptcy

Gary Tidwell

Senior Advisor, Education, Training & Regulatory Capacity Building at IOSCO (International Organization of Securities Commissions)

  • LL.M., New York University School of Law
  • Juris Doctor, University of Arkansas School of Law
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, University of Arkansas

Course(s) Taught

  • Financial Crimes