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Thomas S. Stone

Counsel


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BIOGRAPHY

Thomas S. Stone concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial litigation and insurance defense. He helps corporate clients of all sizes maneuver the labyrinth of complex civil litigation and administrative proceedings affecting their businesses. Whether counseling clients on insurance issues or advocating on their behalf before courts and regulatory commissions, Thomas is passionate about using his skills as a trained litigator to resolve clients’ problems and find solutions that further their business goals.

Few attorneys offer clients the breadth and depth of experience Thomas has attained during his 50-plus years practicing law. He has successfully represented clients before state and federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court. He also served as deputy commission and chief attorney for the Arkansas Insurance Department and as a law clerk for the Arkansas Supreme Court.

Thomas has been committed to remaining active in the legal and business community throughout his career. He is a fellow of the Arkansas Bar Foundation as well as the American and Arkansas Bar Associations. In recognition of his work and high ethical standing, he received a Martindale-Hubble Preeminent AV rating by his peers.

Thomas lives in Hot Springs with his wife, Cynthia, who is the director of ARC Arkansas, Inc., a non-profit that assists individuals with developmental disabilities. They have three daughters and four grandsons.

CREDENTIALS

Education

  • University of Arkansas, BA, 1965
  • University of Arkansas, JD, 1967

Organizations

  • Member, Arkansas Bar Association
  • Member, Arkansas Trial Lawyers
  • Fellow, Arkansas Bar Foundation

Bar Admissions

  • Arkansas
  • U.S. Claims Court
  • U.S. District Courts in Arkansas
  • Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Supreme Court

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