ATTORNEYS

JAMES D. ROBERTSON
Attorney, Member
Jim Robertson
(501) 372-6175

Professional Experience

James D. Robertson joined the Barber Law Firm in 2000 after serving as a trial attorney for the Prosecuting Attorney's Office for the Sixth Judicial District of Arkansas. He previously served as a law clerk to Justice Robert L. Brown on the Arkansas Supreme Court. Mr. Robertson leads the firm's Employment Law Practice Group, working at both trial and appellate levels.

Practice Areas

  • Employment discrimination defense
  • Products liability
  • Premises liability
  • General commercial litigation

Court Admissions

  • Arkansas state and federal courts

Professional Associations

  • Defense Research Institute, Employment section member
  • Arkansas Bar Association, Labor and employment section member
  • Pulaski County Bar Association member

Presentations and Thought Leadership

  • Harmonie Group, “Arkansas Employment Legislative and Case Law Updates for 2011.”
  • CLE program, An Employer’s Guide To Crisis Management.

Noteworthy

  • AV Overall Peer Rating in Labor and Employment, Litigation and Products Liability
  • Named one of The Best Lawyers In Little Rock by Little Rock Soiree, 2011
  • Authored Spradlin v. Arkansas Ethics Commission: A Hardline Approach to Separation of Powers, 48 Ark. L. Rev. 755.
  • Clerked for Justice Robert L. Brown on the Arkansas Supreme Court from 1995 to 1997.
  • During law school, served as a member and Note and Comment Editor for the Arkansas Law Review.

Education

  • J.D. with honors, University of Arkansas School of Law, 1995
  • Bachelor’s degree, University of Arkansas College of Business, 1992