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H. David Blair

Bar Admissions

1965, Arkansas

1966, U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas

U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court


J.D., LL.B. University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Leflar Law Center, Fayetteville, Arkansas, 1965

University of Illinois College of Law, Champagne, Illinois

B.A., Hendrix College, Conway, Arkansas, 1962

Major: Economics

Memberships and Associations

Arkansas Bar Association; American Bar Association; Independence County Bar Association; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association (President, 1978-1979); Diplomate, American Board of Trial Advocates


Editor-in-Chief, Arkansas Law Review, 1964-1965. Listed in "The Best Lawyers in America" beginning in 1987: Bet The Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Construction, Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, Products Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs, Professional Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs, Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants, Lawyer of the Year, Personal Injury Litigation, 2009, Lawyer of the Year, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, 2012. Teaching Assistant, University of Illinois, 1965-1966. Member, Arkansas Supreme Court (Committee on Civil Procedure, 1974-1997; Committee on Civil Jury Instructions, 1985-1999 (Chair, 1990-1999); Committee on Civil Practice, 2017-2022 (Chair, 2017-2022)). Special Justice, Arkansas Supreme Court, 1976, 1988.

Professional Recognition

Super Lawyers Logo
Super Lawyers Top 50 Arkansas
Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated
Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year 2009
Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year 2012
America's Top 100 Attorneys
Best Lawyers Logo
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