Profile

Name

Blair Arnold

Firm

Murphy Thompson Arnold Skinner and Castleberry

City

Batesville

State

AR

Bio

Education

Vanderbilt University, J.D., 1977,

University of Arkansas, B.A., 1975

Admitted

1978, Arkansas

1979, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas

1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit

Memberships

Independence County (President, 1993-1994; 2001-2002) and Arkansas (Member: Committee to Study Judicial Polls, 1979-1981

House of Delegates, 1991-1994) Bar Associations

Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association (Member: Amicus Curiae Committee, 1981-1986; Legislation Committee, 1993Ôø_; IMPACT Trustee, 1993Ôø_)

The Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

Born

Batesville, Arkansas, March 2, 1953

Biography

Phi Beta Kappa;

Blue Key. Recipient: C.E. Ransick Award of Excellence, Arkansas Bar Association, 1992;

Outstanding Trial Lawyer of the Year Award, Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, 1992.

Member, Arkansas Supreme Court: Continuing Legal Education Board, 1991-1993

Board of Law Examiners, 1993-1999 (Chairman, 1998-1999);

Special Justice, Hodges v. Gray, 321 Ark. 7 901 SW2d 1 (1995).

Secretary, Independence County Election Commission, 1982-1983.

Batesville City Planning Commission, 1993-1995; Chairman, 1995.

Reported Cases

Franklin v. Osca, Inc., 308 Ark. 409, 825 S.W.2d 812 (1992)

Arnold v. Kemp, 306 Ark. 294, 813 S.W.2d 770 (1991)

Lewis v. Petty, 272 Ark. 250, 613 S.W.2d 585 (1981)

Holloway v. Lockhart, 813 F.2d 874 (8th Cir. 1987)