Caroline Curry Lewis

Caroline Curry Lewis

Managing Bankruptcy Attorney, The Brad Hendricks Law Firm
  • Bankruptcy, Divorce, Family Law
  • Arkansas
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Summary

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.

Education
University of Arkansas School of Law
Law
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 Kansas
M.A. / Slavic Languages & Literatures
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Ouachita Baptist University
B.A. / Russian & Political Science/History Minor
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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.
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
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
Arkansas State Bar
Member
Current
Arkansas Bar Association
Member
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Arkansas
8th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Practice Areas
  • Bankruptcy
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Russian: Spoken
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
The Brad Hendricks Law Firm
500 C Pleasant Valley Drive
Little Rock, AR 72227
USA
Toll-Free: (800) 603-5100
Telephone: (501) 221-0444
Fax: (501) 221-0443