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Thomas W. Haynes maintains a full service law practice and provides representation in a variety of areas including estate planning, probate and trust administration, business planning, tax law, family law, and criminal defense. Prior to forming Haynes Law Firm, Tom practiced law with one of the oldest and largest law firms in Arkansas.

Tom understands that the foundation of an effective attorney-client relationship is built on trust. He holds his clients’ confidentiality in the highest regard, and he offers client-focused representation to individuals, businesses, trusts, and estates. Whether you are looking for a trusted advisor to develop a custom-tailored estate or business plan or a zealous advocate for a criminal defense matter, divorce dispute, or tax controversy, Tom has the experience to provide comprehensive representation.

Education and Honors

  • University of Florida, LL.M. (Taxation)
  • University of Arkansas William H. Bowen School of Law, J.D. (high honors)
  •      Associate Editor, University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review
  • University of Arkansas, Bachelor of Arts in Economics

Practice areas

Recent experiences

  • Developed estate plans for clients by drafting of wills, trusts, powers of attorney, healthcare proxies, and advance health directives.
  • Drafted documents to form corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies, including articles of organization, operating agreements, articles of incorporation, bylaws, shareholder agreements, and partnership agreements.
  • Negotiated and drafted agreements to assist with business operations, including leases, contracts, and employment agreements.
  • Assisted clients with the purchases and sales of closely held businesses.
  • Represented taxpayers in tax disputes with the Internal Revenue Service and Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration.
  • Represented cients on felony and misdemeanor criminal charges.