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Allan W. (“Dick”) Horne Member

Allan W. (“Dick”) Horne

Areas of Practice

Civil Litigation in Life and Health Insurance,Corporate/Business Law,Insurance Administration,Regulatory Law


University of Arkansas – L.L.B.
Henderson State University – B.A.



Allan W. (“Dick”) Horne, a member of the firm, primarily practices in the areas of insurance corporate and regulatory law, insurance defense, and civil litigation. He is admitted to practice in the U. S. District Courts in Arkansas, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the Arkansas Bar Association, where he served as a member of the House of Delegates, and the Pulaski County Bar Association, where he served as President.

In 2011, he was presented the C. E. Ransick Award of Excellence by the Arkansas Bar Association and the Arkansas Bar Foundation. He is AV rated by Martindale-Hubble and has been honored among the “Best Lawyers in Arkansas” in administrative and insurance law by the publication The Best Lawyers in America. That same publication awarded Mr. Horne its “Gold Standard for Accuracy and Integrity.” He is a member of The Select List of Law Firms and a member, former Vice President and co-founder of The Federation of Regulatory Counsel, a national association of insurance regulatory attorneys. Mr. Horne was a member and chair of the Arkansas Tax Revision Commission. Presently, he serves on the Board of Directors of the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce and Associated Industries of Arkansas.

In 1967, Mr. Horne was appointed Chief Counsel and Assistant Commissioner of the Arkansas Insurance Department. Governor Winthrop Rockefeller subsequently appointed him Insurance Commissioner, a position he held for three years. As Insurance Commissioner he served on various committees of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, including Chairman of the Securities Committee. In 1970 he was appointed judge of the Little Rock Municipal Court, a position he held from 1970-71.

He is a member of the Pleasant Valley Country Club for which he served as a Board member and as President. He serves as Principal Contact and Attorney for the Arkansas Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association, a position he has held since the organization of the Association in 1990.

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