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Steven Pate Harrelson

Steven Pate Harrelson

Harrelson Law Firm
  • Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability ...
  • Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas
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Steve Harrelson is licensed to practice law in Arkansas, Texas and Louisiana, and his practice areas include catastrophic injury, wrongful death, and medical malpractice. Steve practices throughout the three state region in state and federal courts. In addition to litigating complex issues inside the courtroom, Steve is also experienced in private negotiations, mediations, and seeking remedies at the administrative level. While Steve enjoys many areas of the legal arena, his passion is preparing for and engaging in the trial by jury. Steve believes in the constitutional right to trial by jury and is willing to protect and preserve this concept on which the American tort system is founded. In addition to his law practice, Steve served a stint in the state legislature in Arkansas from 2005 through 2012. He served as House Majority Leader and chaired the House Judiciary Committee before serving in the Arkansas Senate. Steve is very familiar with the inner workings of state government and earned a certificate from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government in 2008 for Executives in State and Local Government. – – – – – Q&A: Why did you become a lawyer? Steve Harrelson: I chose law with the intent to bring justice to a broken world, to vindicate the rights of the weak, vulnerable and oppressed, and to confirm that justice is blind, ensuring equality to all people. To me, the law is a calling because I approach it as a way of serving others.

University of Arkansas - Little Rock
J.D. (2000)
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University of Arkansas - Fayetteville
B.A. (1996) | Political Science, History
Activities: President, Associated Student Government
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Professional Experience
Arkansas State Senate
House Majority Leader
Arkansas House of Representatives
Articles & Publications
3 Things Not To Do After A Car Accident
Harrelson Firm Blog
Speaking Engagements
Arkansas Legislative Update, Texarkana Bar Association, Texarkana Country Club
Texarkana Bar Association
Bar Examiner
Louisiana State Bar Association
Rising Star
Friend of AARP
Legislator of the Year
Arkansas Circuit Clerks Association
Advocate of Justice
Arkansas Prosecuting Attorneys Assocation
Breath of Life Award
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Rising Star
First Branch Award
Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association
Humanitarian of the Year
Arkansas Education Association
Lawyer of the Year
Texarkana Bar Association
Guardian of Justice
Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association
Professional Associations
Arkansas State Bar
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State Bar of Texas
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Louisiana State Bar
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Medical Malpractice
Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
Products Liability
Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
Nursing Home Abuse
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • French: Spoken, Written
Legal Answers
Q. The woman who hit my car claimed the only reason she swerved into me was because a coffee she'd ordered from a fast food
A: No, she would still be negligent. She is the proper Defendant.
Q. What can I do about the damage to my car after a wreck?
A: Submit it to your insurance carrier. if they believe the other insurer is responsible, let them deal with it.
Q. my sister was hit by another car that passed a red light and we didn't have insurance yet and they were at fault
A: This occurred in Texas? You should be fine to pursue a claim on the other parties' insurance. Texas doesn't have a no pay, no play law (yet).
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Websites & Blogs
Harrelson Law Firm
Harrelson Law Firm | Little Rock
Contact & Map
Little Rock Office
1321 Scott St.
Little Rock, AR 72202
Telephone: (501) 374-2210
Cell: (501) 392-5650
Fax: (501) 374-2221
Texarkana Office
300 State Line Avenue
Texarkana, AR 71854
Telephone: (870) 772-0300
Cell: (501) 392-5650
Fax: (870) 772-0302
Shreveport Office
333 Texas Street
Shreveport, LA 71101
Telephone: (318) 300-3880
Cell: (501) 392-5650
Fax: (501) 374-2221