George R. Wise Jr.


George R. Wise Jr.
Little Rock, Arkansas
Staff Attorney
phone 501-221-0444
800-603-5100 (Toll Free)
fax 501-219-0608

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George Wise is a native Arkansan, born in Batesville, Arkansas. He is married to Barbara Gilbert-Wise and has two sons, Charles and Dalton. He is a member of The Arkansas Canoe Club, The Sierra Club and The Audubon Society. In addition to being an admitted “tree hugger,” George is a full time soccer fan since both of his sons play competitive soccer.

George primarily focuses on his practice in the areas of medical negligence, medical products and products liability litigation.

Areas of Practice:

  • Personal Injury Plaintiff: Medical Malpractice

Bar Admissions:

  • Arkansas, 1978
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Arkansas, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Arkansas, 1978


  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Leflar Law Center, Fayetteville, Arkansas
  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, USA
  • B.A.
  • Major: Political Science

Published Works:

  • “Free Ride for Workers’ Compensation Carriers”, The Docket, Winter, 1997
  • “The Peer Review Privilege and Discovery of Incident Reports”, The Docket, Summer, 1999
  • Recent Changes to the Arkansas Rules of Civil Procedure and Arkansas Rules of Evidence, The Docket, Summer, 2000
  • The Unconstitutionality of Tort Restrictions, The Docket, Fall, 2002
  • Turncoat Experts, The Docket, Summer, 2006

Classes/Seminars Taught:

  • Finding the Courthouse Door, 2001
  • Medical Negligence in Arkansas, 2002
  • Discovery Issues in Medical Negligence Cases, 2003
  • Ethical Issues and Attorney’s Fees, 2004
  • Evaluating Medical Negligence Cases, 2005
  • Turncoat Experts, 2006

Honors and Awards:

  • Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, President’s Award, 2000
  • Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, President’s Award, 2001
  • Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, President’s Award, 2003
  • Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, President’s Award, 2004
  • Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, Certificate of Recognition, 2003
  • Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, Outstanding Trial Lawyer, 2005 – 2006
  • Super Lawyers – The Annual List (Mid-South 2012)
  • Super Lawyer – Medical Malpractice Category, 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, 1988 – 2000
  • American Association for Justice, 1988 – 2000
  • Arkansas Bar Association Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee for 2012-2013

Past Employment Positions:

  • Wise Law Firm, Lawyer, 1998 – 2000
  • Hicks Law Firm, Lawyer, 1988 – 1998
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