Adams, Dale E.

308 East 8th StreetLittle Rock, AR 72202- 3904

Updated: 10/31/2016


Dale E. Adams was born and reared in rural Kansas with a strong work ethic instilled early in life. He worked his way through college and law school, graduating with honors, receiving a B.A. in political science from the Kansas State College of Pittsburg, in Pittsburg, Kansas. He completed the four-year curriculum in three years. Upon graduation, he enrolled in the graduate program at Kansas State College in Pittsburg and received an M.S. in political science in 1970. Following...



Bar Admissions

  • Arkansas, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Arkansas, 1977
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1990

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, 1997 - Present
  • Arkansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1996 - Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1994 - Present
  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Death Penalty Qualified by Arkansas Public Defender Commission


  • BV® Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™

Past Positions

  • Montgomery, Adams & Wyatt, PLC, Partner, 1996 - 2013
  • Wallace & Hamner, Partner, 1989 - 1996
  • Prosecuting Attorney 6th Judicial Dist., Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, 1978 - 1989
  • AR Commission on Crime and Law Enforcement, Planning Spc, 1975 - 1978
  • AR Judicial Department, Adm. Asst., 1972 - 1975


  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1976
  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, 1975
    Major: Master of Public Administration
  • Kansas State College of Pittsburg, Pittsburg, Kansas, 1970
    Major: Political Science
  • Kansas State College at Pittsburg, Pittsburg, Kansas, 1969
    Honors: With Honors
    Major: Political Science

Office Information


308 East 8th StreetLittle Rock, AR 72202- 3904


  • 501-375-7943


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