Mike Rainwater

Arkansas Injury Attorney


  • Little Rock, Arkansas

Education and Work History:

  • Louisiana Tech University, B.S.B.A., 1972, Outstanding Senior in College of Business Administration
  • Corporate Planning Analyst, Texas Eastern Corporation, 1972-1978
  • South Texas College of Law, J.D., 1979
    • Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges
    • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity
    • Vice Justice, 1977—1978
  • Private law practice since 1980

Memberships and Service:

  • Debtor-Creditor Bar of Central Arkansas
  • Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Arkansas Bar, 1979
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 1982
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1986
  • Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Sixth Judicial District, Pulaski County, Arkansas, 1979-1980
  • Pulaski County Bar Association, Board Member, 1988-1990
  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Arkansas Bar Foundation, Fellow

Arkansas Supreme Court Special Justice:

  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield v. Hicks, 349 Ark. 269, 78 S.W.3d 58 (June 13, 2002)

  • Farm Bureau Policy Holders and Members v. Farm Bureau Mut. Ins. Co. of Arkansas, Inc., 335 Ark. 285, 984 S.W.2d 6 (December 3, 1998)

  • Arkansas County Farm Bureau v. McKinney, 334 Ark. 582, 976 S.W.2d 945 (October 29, 1998)

Awards and Peer Reviews:

  • Mid-South Super Lawyers, 2006-present
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Arkansas Life Top Attorney, 2015-present
  • Arkansas Democrat Gazette Best Attorney, 2013, 2014, 2016
  • Little Rock Soiree Best Lawyer, 2015-2016
  • 100 Best Lawyers, Soirée Magazine
  • Arkansas Super Lawyers®, 2006-present
  • AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell®, 1995 – present
  • Avvo® Superb 10 Rating, 2013-present
  • The Best Lawyers in America©, 2006, 2011-present
  • American Association for Justice Leaders Forum
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Life Member
  • Super Lawyers of the South, 2006
  • U.S.News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”, 2012-present

Free Initial Consultation

We’ve got Arkansas covered. With four offices in Arkansas—Little Rock, Fayetteville, Conway, and Hot Springs—our Arkansas personal injury lawyers are easily accessible when you need help. If you were hurt in an accident and want the help of an experienced attorney with a proven track record, contact Rainwater, Holt & Sexton Injury Lawyers. Fill out a free contact request form, which only takes a minute, or simply dial (800) 767-4815 and tell us about your accident.

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