Amanda Wofford

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Amanda focuses her practice on commercial litigation-civil cases including contract and lien disputes, construction defect disputes, small business shareholder disputes, probate and estate litigation, and collection and enforcement of arbitration awards. In her family law practice, she represents clients in divorce and post-divorce disputes including property settlements and division, alimony, child custody, visitation, move-aways and divorce decree modification. Additionally in Amanda’s appellate advocacy practice, she helps clients in various cases on appeal.

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Amanda focuses her practice on commercial litigation-civil cases including contract and lien disputes, construction defect disputes, small business shareholder disputes, probate and estate litigation, and collection and enforcement of arbitration awards. In her family law practice, she represents clients in divorce and post-divorce disputes including property settlements and division, alimony, child custody, visitation, move-aways and divorce decree modification. Additionally in Amanda’s appellate advocacy practice, she helps clients in various cases on appeal.

Experience

  •  Represented clients in contract, fraud, probate, real estate, financial services, and deceptive trade practices cases in numerous appeals before the Arkansas Supreme Court, Arkansas Court of Appeals, and United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • Obtained reversal on appeal and reinstatement of jury verdict in favor of beverage manufacturer in distributorship dispute
  • Successful defense of a bottling company on appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit of the district court’s decision on multi-million dollar attorneys’ fees petition
  • Obtained defense jury verdict for residential building contractor in warranty/construction defect case
  • Obtained defense arbitration award for commercial roofing contractor in defense of contract/defect case brought by national building materials manufacturer
  • Represented financial services company in contract termination case against national mobile technology company
  •  Represented a global pipe manufacturer in a contract dispute with foreign product supplier
  • Obtained reversal on appeal for an online legal documents provider on enforceability of arbitration clause in deceptive trade practices putative class action
  • Represented financial institutions as trustees in trust and estate disputes
  • Represented financial institution in defense of putative class action alleging deceptive trade practices
  • Represented sellers in defense of fraud and breach of contract disputes in connection with sale of real estate
  • Represented global agri-business company in confirming arbitration awards, registering and collecting judgments, pursuing claims for market difference, and defending claims regarding arbitration before the National Grain and Feed Association
  • Successfully defended a defense verdict in a quiet title action before the Arkansas Court of Appeals
  • Obtained a jury verdict and attorneys’ fee award for financial representative in contract dispute with former broker, and successfully defended that jury verdict and fee award on appeal
  • Obtained a jury verdict for medical professional on direct claim and counterclaim in contract termination suit against community hospital

Honors

Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Star, Civil Litigation Defense, 2008-2016

University of Arkansas Senior Scholar

 

Affiliations

American Bar Association

Arkansas Bar Association

Pulaski County Bar Association

VOCALS (Volunteer Organization of Central Arkansas Legal Services)-Board of Directors

 

Education

University of Arkansas, B.A. in Political Science

University of Arkansas William H. Bowen School of Law, J.D. (high honors)

Associate Notes Editor, UALR Law Review

Associate Survey/Comments Editor, UALR Law Review

Admissions

Arkansas District, Circuit, and Appellate Courts

United States District Court, Eastern District and Western Districts of Arkansas

United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District and Western Districts of Arkansas

Northern District of Mississippi (pro hac vice)

 

Speaking Engagements

Trial Skills 101-Opening and Closing Statements