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JONESBORO, AR – January, 2016 – The Jonesboro, Arkansas, based law firm of Womack Phelps Puryear Mayfield & McNeil recently named Ryan M. Wilson a principal of the firm. Originally from Little Rock, Wilson received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. He graduated with a Juris Doctorate […]

Congratulations to Richard Lusby on being elected Circuit Court Judge of District 2, the Division 2 position. The Second Judicial District consists of Clay, Crittenden, Craighead, Greene, Mississippi and Poinsett Counties. He will be sworn into service on January 1, 2017. His Court will adjudicate family and juvenile issues which are particularly susceptible to the […]

The U.S.News – Best Lawyers®, the leading survey of lawyers worldwide, have ranked WPM as a “Tier 1 Best Law Firm” for 2015. Rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes peer review from leading attorneys in their field. Attorneys Tom Womack and John V. Phelps have also been selected as “Best Lawyers” […]

June 2011 –Tom D. Womack of Jonesboro will be sworn is as the president of the Arkansas Bar Association on June 10, 2011. The swearing-in ceremony by Chief Justice Jim Hannah will take place during the Association’s annual meeting at the Hot Springs Convention Center at noon on Friday. Mr. Womack is the president of […]

September 2011- WPM has been recognized as the top medium-size law firm in Arkansas for Business and Transactions in the 2011 Business Edition of Super Lawyers. WPM is the only firm in the state to receive this honor. Super Lawyers selects attorneys and law firms for recognition based upon “a rigorous, multiphase rating process” combining peer […]

Arkansas Bar President Tom Womack was presented with the Champion of Justice Award for 2011 by Legal Aid of Arkansas at a meeting of Benton County attorneys in April. Charles Harwell, Springdale attorney and President-Elect of the Arkansas Bar Association, presented Mr. Womack with his award. The award is given by Legal Aid of Arkansas […]

Tom D. Womack was honored by his peers at the June 2009 Annual Meeting of the Arkansas Bar Association, where he received the prestigious Charles L. Carpenter Award. The Charles L. Carpenter Memorial Award is presented annually to a member of the House of Delegates, Board of Governors, or a Chair of a Section or […]

Tom D. Womack, John V. Phelps, Richard A. Lusby, and Jeffrey W. Puryear, of WPM, were all recently included in the prestigious Mid-South Super Lawyers publication as premier attorneys in their fields.  Attorneys Womack and Phelps received the additional honor of being included among the Top 50 Lawyers in Arkansas. Mid-South Super Lawyers is a […]

Firm president Tom D. Womack was elected to serve as Arkansas Bar Association President-Elect Designee on October 31, 2009. Womack is an active member of the Association’s Board of Governors, a Sustaining Member of the Association, and a Sustaining Fellow of the Arkansas Bar Foundation. He has served as chair of the Probate and Tax […]

ARKANSAS BAR ASSOCIATION – LITTLE ROCK – Tom Womack assumed the office of President-Elect of the Arkansas Bar Association at the Association’s Annual Meeting on June 12, 2010