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Michael G. Smith



Practice Areas

Business and Insurance Litigation

Personal Injury and Death cases

Public Organizations


Michael G. Smith has dedicated his practice to first understanding his clients’ needs and, in turn, planning, designing and implementing strategies to help them achieve their legal and business objectives.

Michael has spent much of his 35-plus career representing clients in complex civil litigation, including commercial and personal injury. Clients benefit from his ability to create effective strategies that lead to effective resolutions, as well as his willingness to pursue the best legal course to achieve their goals.

Mike’s dedication and legal acumen have earned him many honors during his impressive career. He has been selected as a Super Lawyer in general litigation for several years and is considered one of the top personal injury lawyers in Arkansas. His peers have also recognized him with a Preeminent AV rating by Martindale-Hubble for ethical standards and legal ability.



  • University of Maryland, BA, 1977
  • University of Arkansas Fayetteville, JD, with honors, 1981


  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Former member, House of Delegates, Arkansas Bar Association
  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • Member, Texas Bar Association
  • Member, Pulaski County Bar Association

Bar Admissions

  • Arkansas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit


  • Super Lawyers, Top-rated General Litigation Attorney in Little Rock, 2006, 2011-2014
  • Preeminent (AV) rating by Martindale-Hubble 2017