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[1 Feb 2012 | One Comment | 5,010 views]
Social media — be careful

It’s hard to deny that Facebook and the other social networking sites have had a profound impact on the world. The ability to keep up with old high school friends and relatives who live far away is merely part of the allure of social networking. Many businesses are actively marketing their products and services via Facebook and the like. Some have even predicted that yellow page advertising will one day be a thing of the past.
As with other forms of technology, the benefits of social networking sites should be balanced …

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[7 Sep 2011 | One Comment | 2,908 views]
Siloam Springs lawyer celebrating 15 years

This week represents a milestone for David A. Bailey.
On the day after Labor Day in 1996, the Texarkana native started the Bailey Law Firm in Siloam Springs. At the time, he was one of but a few attorneys in northwest Arkansas who spoke Spanish. His decision to learn that language turned out to be fortuitous — the 2010 Census puts the population in Benton County at 221,339 and 15.5 percent of those residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. Compare that to 2000 when 8.8 percent of 153,406 residents in …

Arts & Entertainment, Modern Audio Theater, Super Weasel Lawyer Team »

[9 Aug 2011 | No Comment | 3,574 views]
Weasels, a debtor’s couch and monkeys for The Man

It just seems like yesterday that we were posting our first episode of the Super Weasel Lawyer Team — a bit of modern audio theater that is a First Arkansas News exclusive.
Here we are up to episode four in our series and this is a great one, indeed. What’s a debtor’s couch? What do monkeys have to do with economics? All of those questions and so much more are answered in “Debtor’s Couch,” the newest episode of the Super Weasel Lawyer Team. So, you’re anxious to hear the new episode, …

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[15 Mar 2011 | One Comment | 3,647 views]
Asa Hutchinson advocating volunteering for the elderly

Rogers Attorney Asa Hutchinson is a busy guy and has been for some time. Still, he still finds time to spread the message that attorneys should volunteer some time to make sure that every Arkansans has access the courts.
Former President Ronald Reagan appointed Hutchinson as a U.S. attorney in 1982 and Hutchinson became a congressman representing Arkansas’ 3rd District in 1996. He was appointed administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration by former President George W. Bush in 2001 and was confirmed by the Senate as the first under secretary of …