Denise Hoggard

Arkansas Injury Attorney

Born:

  • Jacksonville, Arkansas

EDUCATION:

  • Arkansas State University, B.S., 1979
  • University of Arkansas School of Law, 1982
  • William H. Bowen School of Law, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, J.D., 1983

MEMBERSHIPS AND SERVICE:

  • Arkansas Bar Association, president and benefactor, 2016
  • College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, fellow, Class of 2016
  • Arkansas Bar, 1984
  • Texas Bar, 1980
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas, 1984
  • U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 1984
  • Adjunct Instructor at William H. Bowen School of Law
  • American Association for Justice
  • Arkansas Association of Women Lawyers: past president, board member
  • Arkansas Bar Foundation, sustaining fellow
  • Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association: member, publications committee
  • Arkansas Women Executives, former board member
  • Infinity Project, state delegate
  • Pulaski County Bar Association
  • The Judge Henry Woods Inn of Court, member
  • College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, fellow

Awards and Peer Reviews:

  • The Arkansas Bar Golden Gavel Award, 2015
  • Arkansas Best Lawyers®
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Avvo® Superb 10 Rating
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, 2010
  • Super Lawyers®, 2014-2015
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, 2008–present
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Labor and Employment Top Lawyers, 2008

AUTHORED:

ATLA Docket:
  • "Effective Use and Defense of Summary Judgment" (2007)
  • "Revisions to the Fair Labor Standards Act May Negatively Impact Workers" (2006)
  • "Tools for Protecting Privacy in Arkansas" (2004)
  • "ERISA Recovery Options" (2002)
  • "Managing Law Firm Employees: Concern from Hiring Through Firing" (2009)
  • "Americans with Disabilities Act Amended Act" (2009)

Arkansas Bar Association:
  • "Employment At Will" (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007)
  • "Your Practice and the Committee on Professional Conduct" (2007)
  • "Woodshedding or Obstruction of Justice? Preparing Your Client to Testify" (2009)
  • "Current Issues in Employment Law"
  • "Ethical Considerations of Settlement"

National Business Institute:
  • "Current Status of Workplace Privacy Rights" (1999)
  • "Documentation During the Hiring Process" (2000)
  • "Americans with Disabilities Act" (2002)
  • "Wrongful Discharge Claims" (2002)
  • "Work time or Hours Worked"(2004, 2005)
  • "Special Wage Issues" (2004)
  • "Ethical Issues Encountered when Dealing with Small Business Clients" (2004)
  • "Protecting Yourself against Wrongful Discharge" (2004)
  • "How to Handle Post-Trial Issues" (2006)
  • "How to Avoid Common Ethical Pitfalls" (2006)
  • "Hiring and Firing: A Plaintiff's Attorney's View" (2006, 2008)
  • "Protecting Your Company from Illegal Hiring and Firing Suits" (2007)
  • "Considerations When an Employment Claim is Filed" (2005)
  • "Employment Law Developments" (2006, 2008)
  • "A Guide to Employee Handbooks and Manuals" (2001)
  • "In your Client's Best Interests — Ethical Considerations" (2005)
  • "Privacy in the Workplace and Conducting an Internal Investigation" (2006, 2008)
  • "Recordkeeping and Documentation Issues" (2001)
  • "Sexual Harassment: Employer and Employee Rights and Responsibilities" (2005)
  • "The Termination Process" (2005)

Lorman Education Services:
  • "Employment Law from A to Z" (2008)
  • "Family and Medical Leave Act" (2006, 2007, 2008)
  • "Hiring to Separation in Arkansas: A ‘Soup to Nuts' Guide" (2006)
  • "Recent Developments Impacting the 2003/2004 Workplace in Arkansas" (2003)
  • "Overtime Requirements and Exemptions" (1999 -2003, 2005, 2006)

Sterling Education Services:
  • "Employment Law Updates" (2003, 2005, 2006, 2007)
  • "Avoid Liability in Hiring & Terminating Foreign Nationals" (2007)

Criminal Justice Institute:
  • "Fair Labor Standards Act" (2008)
  • "Dare to Discipline" (2008)

Various:
  • "Current Issues in Employment Law" (1997)
  • "Dare to Discipline" (2007)

PRESENTATIONS:

  • Co-presenter, Civil Relief to Victims of Crime Act: Add Value to Personal Injury Cases, Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, 2015

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