J. Leslie Evitts III


P.O. Box 10127
Fort Smith, AR 72917-0127
P: 479-452-2200
F: 479-452-9097


Mr. Evitts maintains a respected general civil litigation practice, focused on the defense of personal injury and workers’ compensation actions. Mr. Evitts routinely represents insurance companies at trial in a variety of civil matters. With his background in Public Administration, he has a specialized knowledge and skill base that allows him to successfully counsel and represent employers in complex administrative, management and employment issues.

Representative Experience

Serving as first chair trial attorney in personal injury and products liability matters;

Defending workers’ compensation cases before the Arkansas Workers’ Compensation Commission and in court; and

Representation of clients in front of the Arkansas Court of Appeals and Supreme Court.


B.S., University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, 1981
J.D., University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, 1987

Admitted to Practice

United States Courts of Appeal for the Eighth Circuit
U.S. District Court Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Oklahoma


Arkansas Bar Association
Arkansas Bar Foundation
American Bar Association
Sebastian County Bar Association

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