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Caroline Curry Lewis

Managing Bankruptcy Attorney, The Brad Hendricks Law Firm
Contact: (800) 603-5100
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Law School: University of Arkansas School of Law - University of Arkansas
Jurisdictions: Arkansas
8th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

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About Caroline Curry Lewis
Caroline Lewis joined The Brad Hendricks Law Firm in 2009, and has served as its Managing Bankruptcy Attorney since 2013. Originally from Gurdon, Arkansas, Caroline obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Russian and Political Science from Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas in 1996. She then earned her Master of Arts degree in Slavic Languages and Literatures from the University of Kansas in 1998. She concluded her education in 2002, when she received her Juris Doctorate from the Univerity of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas. She is licensed to practice law in all state and federal courts in the State of Arkansas, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. She is a member of the Order of Barristers. Caroline has worked in the areas of bankruptcy, family law, insurance defense, including subrogation, workers’ compensation defense, complex commercial and antitrust litigation, estate planning and probate law, and the development of business entities in Arkansas. She has submitted appeals to the Full Commission of the Arkansas Workers’ Compensation Commission, the Arkansas Court of Appeal, the Arkansas Supreme Court, and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. Caroline and her husband, Stephen, live in Little Rock, AR, with their young daughter, Catherine Elizabeth and several fur family members.
Practice Areas
  • Bankruptcy
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Arkansas
8th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Languages
 SpokenWritten
EnglishYesYes
RussianYes 
Professional Experience
Attorney, The Brad Hendricks Law Firm
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Legal Assistant, Lax, Vaughan, Fortson, Jones & Rowe, P.A.
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Assisted in the preparation of contracts, estate planning, and organizational and transactional documents. Responsible for file and scheduling maintenance.
Associate, Roberts Law Firm, P.A.
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Drafted appellate briefs submitted to the Arkansas Workerâs Compensation Commission, the Arkansas Court of Appeals, the Arkansas Supreme Court, and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. Appeared and argued before the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. Served on complex antitrust litigation teams consisting of representatives of law firms from across the United States reviewing documents in preparation of litigation. Drafted briefs that resulted in the following representative published opinions: Stegall v. Wal-Mart Associates, Inc., Claim F302442, 2005 AR Wrk. Comp. LEXIS 242 (2005), Pina v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., 208 S.W.3d 236 (Ark. App. 2005), Cottage Cafe, Inc. v. Collette, 226 S.W.3d 27 (Ark. App. 2006)
Law Clerk, United States District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas
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Researched and drafted orders and judgments in civil matters, including orders disposing of motions to dismiss, summary judgment, and to compel discovery. Prepared plea and sentencing memorandums and outlines in criminal matters. Assisted during the pendency of hearings and trials before the court, including the preparation of trial notebooks, jury instructions, and memorandums of the arguments. Drafted the following published Orders and Opinions: United States v. Bolden, 277 F. Supp.2d 999 (E.D. Ark. 2003), Hayes v. Faulkner County, et al., 285. Supp.2d 1132 (E.D. Ark. 2003), Webb v. American Int’l Group, Inc., 277 F. Supp.2d 1014 (E.D. Ark. 2003)
Law Clerk, Friday, Eldredge & Clark
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Researched and prepared briefs, memoranda, pleadings, and other requested documents for supervisory counsel.
Law Clerk, Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus
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Researched legal issues and prepared briefs, memoranda, pleadings, and other requested documents for supervisory counsel.
Law Clerk, Wal-Mart Realty
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Reviewed plans and leases to incorporate cellular towers and gas stations on surplus parcels belonging to Wal-Mart’s realty division. Summarized store information to present to team responsible for the approval of leases and designs to construct cellular towers and gas stations on leased property.
Education
University of Arkansas School of Law - University of ArkansasLaw
Honors: 2001-02 Arkansas Law Review Research Editor. 2001 Ben J. Altheimer Moot Court Championship Team and Recipient of the Outstanding Oralist (Prize Round) Award. 2001 National Moot Court Competition Regional Quarterfinalist and Best Brief Award Recipient. 2001 & 2002 Vincent Foster Scholarship Recipient. 2002 Outstanding Service to the Law School Award. 2002 Appellate Advocacy Prize
Activities: 2001-02 Board of Advocates Spring Moot Court Chair. Order of Barristers. 2001-02 W. B. Putman Inn of Court Pupil
University of KansasM.A.Slavic Languages & Literatures
Ouachita Baptist UniversityB.A.Russian & Political Science/History Minor
Awards
Outstanding Service to the Law School Award, University of Arkansas School of Law
Appellate Advocacy Prize, University of Arkansas School of Law
Ben J. Altheimer Moot Court Championship Team and Recipient of the Outstanding Oralist (Prize Round) Award, University of Arkansas School of Law
Regional Quarterfinalist and Best Brief Award Recipient, National Moot Court Competition
Vincent W. Foster, Jr., Scholarship Recipient, Arkansas Bar Association
Received two consecutive years (2001-2002)
Professional Associations
Member, Arkansas State Bar
Current
Member, Arkansas Bar Association
-Current

PUBLICATIONS

Articles & Publications
  • City of Caddo Valley v. George: Stop or Iâll Sue! Police Chases and the Price Cities May Pay
    University of Arkansas
  • Sample Arguments: The FDCPA’s Bona Fide Error Defense Should Be Applied to Mistakes in Interpretation of State Collections Law
    University of Arkansas

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The Brad Hendricks Law Firm
500 C Pleasant Valley Drive
Little Rock, AR 72227
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 603-5100
Telephone: (501) 221-0444
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