J. Gregory Magness


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


Mr. Magness has earned a reputation throughout our Region representing entities and individuals in commercial litigation, including complex lending matters. Mr. Magness’ comprehensive knowledge of banking and creditors’ rights uniquely situates him to represent state and nationally chartered banks, mortgage companies and financial institutions before state and federal courts. Mr. Magness, also, maintains a general litigation practice skillfully representing clients in contract disputes, asset purchases, corporate governance and employment matters.

Representative Experience

Comprehensive representation of clients in commercial matters for nearly 20 years;

Representation of creditors before state, federal and bankruptcy courts;

Representation of buyers and sellers in complex asset purchases; and

Counselor and advisor to banks and financial institutions on complicated lending matters and creditor’s rights.


B.A., with Honors, University of Arkansas, 1987
J.D, with Honors, University of Texas, 1991


Texas Law Review, Associate Editor

Admitted to Practice

U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western District of Arkansas
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma


Arkansas Bar Association
Oklahoma Bar Association
Sebastian County Bar Association

BV Martindale Hubbell Rating


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