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William O. “Bill” James, Jr.



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Bill James is a premier Arkansas criminal defense attorney.  In recognition of his superior criminal defense and white collar crime work, Mr. James has been listed for four consecutive as a Mid-South Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine, which ranks attorneys in each state who have received the highest point totals as chosen by their peers and through the independent research of Law & Politics magazine.




  • Delta Theta Phi (President, 1992-1993; Senate Dean)
  • President’s Award, Pulaski County Bar Association, 1998, 2003 and 2005
  • President’s Award, Arkansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2000
  • Outstanding Members of New Lawyer’s Division Award, Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, 1997-1998
  • 2000/2002 – Named among Top Criminal Lawyers in Arkansas, Arkansas Times bi-annual poll
  • 2004 – Recognized as an Arkansas Business 40 under 40 influential peoplein Business and Politics in Arkansas
  • Voted “Most Likely to Succeed in Practice of Law” 1994
  • Member of Community Housing Advisory Board, City of Little Rock, 2003-present.

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