Carol Nixon Ricketts


1401 W. Capitol Avenue, Suite 190
Little Rock, AR 72201-2939
P: 501-850-0015
F: 501-372-3617


Ms. Ricketts' practice focuses on defending health care providers and insurance companies in complex civil litigation.  She has extensive experience in preparing witnesses for depositions, deposing fact witnesses and drafting substantive motions, including motions to enforce arbitration. Ms. Ricketts successfully utilizes her litigation skills to represent health care providers in a wide range of regulatory matters, including survey appeals and employment discrimination and wage hour claims. 

Representative Experience

Representation of healthcare providers in complex civil litigation;

Responsible for Administrative Appeals of agency findings, including immediate jeopardy deficiencies and associated penalties;

Author of “Cutting Off Its Nose To Spite Its Face: How the Arkansas Resident’s Rights Statute Is Defeating Its Purpose of Improving Quality of Care to Nursing Home Residents by Crippling the Nursing Homes Themselves” , 29 U. Ark. Little Rock L. Rev. 597 (Spring 2007).


B.A., magna cum laude, Hendrix College, 2005
J.D., with high honors, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2008


Research Editor, University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review

Admitted to Practice

U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas


Arkansas Bar Association
American Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
American Health Lawyers Association


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