Arkansas Bar Association to launch Legal Hall of Fame

The Arkansas Bar Association is seeking nominations for its first ever Arkansas Legal Hall of Fame. Launching in 2020, the Legal Hall of Fame will honor Arkansas’ greatest lawyers, most revered institutions, most treasured traditions and other legends of the Bar. The 2020 class will be inducted at a ceremony on Thursday, September 24, in Little Rock. The Legal Hall of Fame is presented by Arkansas Business.


“The Legal Hall of Fame will help us recognize the men and women who have made an extraordinary contribution to the law, society, the administration of justice and legal education.  We invite all Arkansans, not just the legal community, to nominate individuals and groups who have helped shape justice and positively impacted our profession and state,” said Arkansas Bar Association President Brian Rosenthal. “We want to share and preserve the significant contributions those in the legal community have made to enhance the lives of Arkansas citizens.”


The general public is encouraged to submit nominations. The eligibility requirements and nomination forms can be found at This nomination form, along with the required attachments, is due on or before March 16, 2020, and should be sent to  Please call 501-801-5663 to request a form.


About Arkansas Bar Association

The Arkansas Bar Association, established in 1898, is a voluntary, statewide organization with more than 5,000 members. Among its purposes are the advancement of the administration of justice and the fostering among its member of high ideals of integrity, learning and public service.

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