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Every member of the Beacon Legal Group team is on the search for more, newer, and better information. We like to share that information with our clients, colleagues, and anyone else who is interested, so we often write, speak, and give interviews about it. We invite you to check out some of our work and then contact us to set up your free legal consultation; we look forward to seeing how we can work for you.

 

Press

Here is a sample of recent legal news and press coverage received by members of the Beacon Legal Group team:

Benjamin McCorkle named to "2016 Best Lawyers in Little Rock – Appellate", Little Rock Soirée (December 2016).

Benjamin McCorkle named to "2015 Best Lawyers in Little Rock – Appellate", Little Rock Soirée (December 2015).

“AY’s Best 2015: Law Firm”, AY Magazine (May 2015), BLG selected by About You (AY) Magazine readers as one of the best law firms in Central Arkansas.

“As Technology Rapidly Changes, Legal Industry Strives to Keep Up", Northwest Arkansas Business Journal (March 2, 2015), interview of Benjamin McCorkle by Jennifer Joyner.

"Thank You 2014 ArkBar Volunteer CLE Speakers & Planners", The Arkansas Lawyer (Winter 2015), Elizabeth Bowles and Benjamin McCorkle listed.

"ASU Beebe Still Investigating Possible Data Breach", KATV Channel 7 (October 28, 2014), interview with Benjamin McCorkle.

 

Publications and Articles

Here are some of the published articles written by Beacon Legal Group’s attorneys:

"What's New? Act 1116 of 2013 Creates Allocation of Fault Without Actual Contribution" by Benjamin McCorkle, The Arkansas Lawyer (Winter 2015).

  • This article received the 2015 award for “Best Legal Writing” by the Arkansas Bar Foundation.

"Controlling your Internet Presence" by Benjamin McCorkle, ATLA Docket (Fall 2014).

"The Empty Chair Act – A Critique of Act 1116" by Benjamin McCorkle, The Arkansas Lawyer (Winter 2014).

 

Presentations and Upcoming Appearances

Here is a sample of the educational speaking engagements in which members of the Beacon Legal Group team have participated or will be participating:

Upcoming Appearances:

"Attorney Responsibilities: Cyber Security & Changing Technology" CLE presentation by Benjamin McCorkle at Arkansas Bar Mid-Year meeting (February 6, 2019).

Presentations:

“Using Expert Witnesses to Get Your Evidence in (and Keep Theirs Out)” CLE presentation by Benjamin McCorkle, National Business Institute (June 20,2018).

"Foreign Companies Opening US Branches: Just for the ‘L’ of it" CLE presentation by Benjamin McCorkle, Arkansas Bar Association 2017 Mid-Year Meeting (February 19, 2017).

"Virtual Currency, There’s Gold in Them There Bitcoins" CLE presentation by Benjamin McCorkle, Arkansas Bar Association Fall Legal Institute (September 15, 2016).

"Drone Law" CLE presentation by Elizabeth Bowles, Arkansas Bar Association Fall Legal Institute (September 15, 2016).

"How to Search Like a Pro" CLE presentation by Benjamin McCorkle, NBI Social Media Seminar (June 13, 2016).

"Finding Free Legal Research Sites and Free Case Law" CLE presentation by Benjamin McCorkle, NBI Social Media Seminar (June 13, 2016).

"Apple Encryption and Ethics Debate" presentation by Benjamin McCorkle, The Code-It! Speaker Series at The Venture Center in Little Rock (April 22, 2016).

"Drone Law" CLE presentation by Elizabeth Bowles; "Virtual Currency, There’s Gold in Them There Bit Coins" CLE presentation by Benjamin McCorkle, Arkansas Bar Association 3rd Annual Technology & Law Conference (March 11, 2016).

"Critical Tech Info for Every Attorney & Business" CLE presentation by Benjamin McCorkle and Elizabeth Bowles, Arkansas Bar Association Mid-Year Meeting (January 29, 2016).

"2015 BBB Business Summit – Surviving the Next 3-5 Years with Integrity", presentation by & panel discussion with Benjamin McCorkle, Better Business Bureau of Arkansas Education Foundation and John Brown University Donald G. Soderquist College of Business (December 4, 2015).

"Hot Topics in Privacy Law – A Discussion of Currently Trending Privacy Topics on the Web and Social Media", CLE presentation by Benjamin McCorkle, Arkansas Bar Association Privacy Law Seminar (October 23, 2015).

"When Do You Need An Attorney?", presentation by Benjamin McCorkle, Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce Monthly Monday (June 29, 2015).

"Can Your Website Hurt You? And How to Prevent It", CLE presentation by Benjamin McCorkle, and "Mobile Device Security-Keeping Confidential Information Confidential", CLE presentation by Elizabeth Bowles, Arkansas Bar Association – Best of CLE (June 24, 2015) and 2nd Annual Technology & Law Conference (September 19, 2014).

"Legal Issues of Websites – Land Mines and Lead Balloons: Things that Blow Up in Your Face, and Things that Just Don’t Fly", CLE presentation by Benjamin McCorkle, Arkansas Bar Association 2015 Annual Meeting (June 11, 2015).

"This Just Makes My Head Hurt: Allocation of Fault After Act 1116, the New Rules of Procedure & Two Confusing Cases", CLE presentation by Benjamin McCorkle and Brian Brooks, Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association 2015 Annual Convention (April 30, 2015).

Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce: 2014 Annual Meeting Video, interview with Ann Norris (December 4, 2014).

"Hard Drive vs. The Cloud", panel discussion with Benjamin McCorkle, Science Café Little Rock (April 22, 2014).

"Discovery Essentials", Seminar Chairman and Presenter, 6 hours CLE by Benjamin McCorkle, Arkansas Bar Association (Fall 2010).

"Nuts and Bolts of a Personal Injury Practice", Seminar Chairman, 12 hours CLE by Benjamin McCorkle, Arkansas Bar Association (2009).

"Common Scams and Rip-Offs", numerous presentations by Benjamin McCorkle to civic clubs and organizations, on behalf of the Arkansas Attorney General (2004-2005).

"Arkansas Criminal Cyber Law", CLE presentation by Benjamin McCorkle, FBI Training Academy (2004).

"Cyber Law and Electronic Discovery", presentation by Benjamin McCorkle, In-Service to Faculty, UALR William H. Bowen School of Law (2001).

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