Michael G. Smith (Little Rock, Arkansas)

Michael G. Smith

Licensed for 35 years

Practice Area: Complex Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property, Class Actions 2 more areas of practice + 2 more

Awards
AV Preeminent
Member at firm Dover Dixon Horne PLLC
Contact
501-859-0016

Michael G. Smith

501-859-0016

Credit cards accepted, Fixed hourly rates, Fixed fees available

Serving Little Rock, AR view address

Partner at firm Dover Dixon Horne PLLC

Serving Little Rock, AR view address

Credit cards accepted, Fixed hourly rates, Fixed fees available

Awards AV Preeminent

About Michael G. Smith

Michael G. Smith, a member of the firm, has successfully represented clients in the areas of complex civil litigation, including commercial and personal injury. His peers have recognized him with an AV rating for ethical standards and legal ability. He has been selected as a Mid-South Super Lawyer multiple years and is recognized as one of the top lawyers in Arkansas.

He was admitted to the Arkansas bar in 1981 after graduating from the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville with honors. While in law school, he served as the Articles Editor of the Law Review. He is a member of the American, Arkansas, Texas and Pulaski County Bar Associations and has previously served on the Arkansas Bar Associations’ House of Delegates as well as the Tort and Technology Committee.

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  • 4.8/5.0 8 reviews
  • AV Preeminent
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.8/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.8/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.7/5.0
  • Communication

    4.8/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.8/5.0
  • 4.0/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 02/15/12 in Domestic Relations

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    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.0/5.0
    • Communication

      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Member on 05/23/11 in Litigation

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    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

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    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 05/16/11 in Complex Litigation

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    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
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  • 4.4/5.0 by a Partner on 05/06/11 in Commercial Litigation

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    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      3.0/5.0
    • Communication

      4.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 05/06/11 in Litigation

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    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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  • 4.0/5.0 by a Member on 05/06/11 in Products Liability Defense

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    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      4.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      4.0/5.0
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  • 4.0/5.0 by a Partner on 05/06/11 in Commercial Litigation

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    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

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      4.0/5.0
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      4.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 05/06/11 in Litigation

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    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

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    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

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Community Contributions

      Credentials

      Position
      Member
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1981, Arkansas
      1982, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
      1986, U.S. Supreme Court
      1992, Texas
      2008, U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
      Credit Cards Accepted
      Additional Payment Information
      Fixed hourly rates
      Fixed fees available
      Law School Attended
      University of Arkansas
      Class of 1981
      J.D.
      with honors
      University Attended
      University of Maryland
      Class of 1977
      B.A.
      Birth Information
      Born in 1955
      Batesville, Arkansas, August 14, 1955
      Associations & Memberships
      Arkansas (Member: Tort and Technology Committees, 1998-2000
      House of Delegates, 1999-2000) and American Bar Association
      State Bar of Texas.
      Representative Cases
      Arkansas Bank & Trust Co. v. Douglas, 318 Ark. 457, 885 S.W.2d 863 (1994)
      Thomas Auto Co., Inc. v. Craft, 297 Ark. 492, 763 S.W.2d 651 (1989)
      Wessell Brothers v. Crossett Public School District, 287 Ark. 415, 701 S.W.2d 99 (1985)
      Farm Bureau v. Wright, 285 Ark. 228, 686 S.W.2d 778 (1985)
      Williams v. Joyner-Cranford-Burke, 285 Ark. 134, 685 S.W.2d 503 (1985)
      Ouachita Electric v. Evans St. Clair, 12 Ark. App. 171, 672 S.W.2d 660, 39 U.C.C. Rep. Serv. (Callaghan) 640 (1984)
      BEI, Inc. v. Thai Military Bank, 978 F.2d 440 (8th Cir. 1992)
      T.J. Raney & Sons, Inc. v. Security S & L, 749 F.2d 523 (8th Cir. 1984)
      Falwell v. American Shale Resources, LLC 2007 WL 4219451 (E.D. Ark 2007)
      Estate of Mulkey v. K-Mart Corp., 2008 WL 2073929 (E.D. Ark. 2008).

      Areas of Law

      • Complex Commercial Litigation
      • Intellectual Property
      • Class Actions
      • General Litigation
      • Products Liability