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Charles R. Ledbetter (Of Counsel)

Phone: 479-782-7294


Mr. Ledbetter was born in Fort Smith, Arkansas on March 25, 1938 and was admitted to the Arkansas Bar in 1963. Since clerking for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas from 1963 to 1965, Mr. Ledbetter has focused primarily on providing legal representation to individuals, professionals, and businesses and their insurance carriers, in a variety of areas. In addition to providing advice relating to medical providers and potential complications that arise in the treatment and care of patients, Mr. Ledbetter provides a defense in litigated matters involving medical malpractice, banking, insurance defense and legal malpractice. In addition, Mr. Ledbetter is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers Association.

Areas of Practice:

Medical Malpractice, Banking Law, Insurance Defense Law, and Legal Malpractice.

Bar Admissions:

Supreme Court, Arkansas, 1963
U.S. District Courts, Arkansas, 1963
Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1963
Supreme Court, United States, 1963


Hendrix College, A.B., 1960
Southern Methodist University, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, J.D. 1963
Phi Alpha Delta Member

Post-graduate Employment and Honors:

Law Clerk, U.S. District Court, Western District of Arkansas, 1963-1965
Special Associate Judge, Arkansas Supreme Court, 1978
Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers Association
Has been listed in Best Lawyers in America® and Super Lawyers®

Professional Associations and Organizations:

Sebastian County Bar Association (Secretary 1966-1967)
Arkansas Bar Association (Member, Professional Ethics Committee, 1991-2000)
American Bar Association

Community Volunteer Work:

Civil Service Commission - Fort Smith, AR (Chairman)
Hendrix College - Board of Trustees
Trustees Board of First United Methodist Church of Fort Smith
U.S. Marshal's Museum - Board of Trustees
Fort Smith Public Library - Board of Trustees