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Frederick S. Spencer, Attorney at Law

409 East Sixth StreetSpencer Law BuildingMountain Home, AR 72653- 3907

Updated: 11/15/2017

Overview

The history of the Spencer Law Firm founded in 1975 by Frederick S. "Rick" Spencer, Attorney at law, is brief yet interesting. Certainly the beginnings of the firm varies in comparison to other law firms.

The firm actually began in early 1975 after Rick Spencer traveled from Fayetteville, Arkansas, after graduating with a juris doctorate in law, obtained from the University of Arkansas School of Law, Fayetteville, Arkansas. Rick Spencer was born in 1947 into a legal family. His father...

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Office Info

Practice Areas

  • Admiralty & Maritime Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Election Campaign & Political Law
  • Employment Law -- Employee
  • Estate Planning
  • Trusts
  • Wills
  • Social Security -- Disability
  • Nursing Home
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
  • Probate & Estate Administration
  • Products Liability Law
  • Professional Malpractice Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Railroad Worker Injury/FELA
  • Toxic Torts
  • Workers' Compensation Law
  • Social Security Disability
  • Wrongful Death - Claimants/Plaintiffs
  • Semi/Tractor Trailor/Multiple Vehicular Accidents
  • Railroad Accidents - Victims Only
  • Longshoremen/Maritime/Jones Act Cases
  • Administrative Law [ERISA, etc.]
  • Victims of Civil Rights Violations
  • Victims of Medical and Nursing Home Malpractice
  • Victims of Personal Injury
  • Victims of Professional Malpractice
  • Veteran's Claims

Litigation

  • 90%

Honors

  • Student Representative and Voting Delegate, Arkansas School of Law, American Bar Association, 1970
  • Dean's List, 1974
  • Presidents Award, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 1988 - 1989
  • Rights of Disabled Award, National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives, 1991 - 1992
  • Winner, Environmental Law Section Legal Essay Contest, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 1974
  • Certificate of Recognition, Arkansas Bar Association, 1982
  • Who's Who in American Law, 1986
  • Who's Who in the South, 1986
  • Who's Who in the Southwest, 1986
  • Who's Who in America, 1986
  • Who's Who in the World, 1986
  • Who's Who in the Society, 1986
  • Community Leader of America, 1986
  • Varsity Swim Team, University of Arkansas Razorbacks, 1967 - 1968
  • Unit Representative for Boy Scouts, 1977
  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon - Elected Chaplain, 1968
  • Alpha Phi Omega - Elected President, 1969
  • Eagle Scout Award, 1960
  • God and Country Award, 1961

Published Works

  • Video Depositions, Social Security Forum, Vol. 5, No. 3, March, 1986
  • Video Conferencing in a Large Volume Practice, The Audio Lawyer, May, 1986
  • Using Video Tapes: How to Be in Two Places at Once, Trial Magazine, October, 1986

Classes and Seminars

  • Conference Program: Social Security Disability Law: A Practical Approach, National Organization of Social Security Claimant's Representatives National Annual Conference, 1983
  • Practicalities of a Large-Volume Disability Practice, National Organization of Social Security Claimant's Representatives National Annual Conference, 1983
  • The Mechanics and Politics in Filing a Social Security Claim, Taped Interview on Local Television Station, 1983
  • Handling a Social Security Disability Claim, Arkansas Volunteer Lawyers for Elderly, Arkansas Legal Services, V.O.C.A.L.S., 1983
  • The Rights of the Injured Worker, Taped Interview on Local Television, 1984
  • The Purposes and Accomplishments of the Arkansas Injured Worker's Association, Taped Interview on Local Television, 1984
  • How to Efficiently Handle a Large-Volume Practice of Social Security Claims, Arkansas Injured Worker's Association, 1985
  • Federal Appeals in a Social Security Practice, Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, 1987
  • Establishing a Social Security Practice, Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Proposed Legislative Changes in Arkansas Worker's Compensation Law, Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Video Conferencing and Computers in a Social Security Practice, 1987
  • Federal Practice and Appeals, Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association Seminar, 1988
  • Social Security Practice in Federal Court, Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, 1989
  • Technology from a Trial Lawyer's Perspective in the Large Volume Law Office--Stepping Into the 90's, Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, 1989

Pro Bono Activities

  • Arkansas Volunteer Lawyers for Elderly, Board of Directors, 1988 - 1995
  • Christian Legal Society, 1979 - Present
  • Johnson Bros. Christian Youth Ranch, Arkansas Attorney, Board of Directors
  • Attorney, Johnson Brother's Christian Youth Ranch
  • Advisory Board & Attorney, Christian Broadcasting Group
  • Attorney, Mountain Home Baptist Church
  • Attorney, Mountain Home Baptist Church
  • Leader, Junior High & High School AWANA
  • Attorney, Mountain Home Bible Church

Representative Clients

  • Cranfield Boat Dock, Inc.
  • Tucker Lumber Company, Inc.
  • Butler Furniture, Inc.
  • Lawless TV Service, Inc.
  • Baxter Medical Equipment, Inc.
  • Arkansas Institute of Theology
  • Christian Broadcasting Group, Inc.

Representative Cases

References

  • Security Bank of Mountain Home, Arkansas
  • First National Bank Trust Company of Mountain Home, Arkansas
  • Arkansas Trial Lawyer's Association

People

Attorneys

Staff

  • Linda Carpenter, Certified Paralegal and Office Manager
  • Jill Wescoat, Certified Paralegal and Receptionist

Fees

Offers Free Initial Consultation

Office Information

Address

409 East Sixth StreetSpencer Law BuildingMountain Home, AR 72653- 3907

Fax

  • (870) 424-2539

Email

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