Edward Oglesby

The Brad Hendricks Law Firm Attorney

He has extensive litigation experience as both a plaintiff and defense counsel in the areas of personal injury, product liability, insurance coverage disputes, construction, contract and in all areas of their business including matters before the Arkansas State Contractors Board. He is a member of the Arkansas Bar Association Litigation Section and practices primarily in the commercial litigation field.

Edward Oglesby – Little Rock Litigation Attorney

He has extensive litigation experience as both a plaintiff and defense counsel in the areas of personal injury, product liability, insurance coverage disputes, construction, contract, and general litigation matters. Little Rock’s Best Litigation Attorney 2021 – 1styear to be named. He is a member of the Arkansas Bar Association Litigation Section and practices primarily in the commercial litigation field. He has formerly represented several Fortune 500 companies, insurance companies, and construction companies. He has also been selected to serve on the Arkansas Bar Association Professional Ethics Committee.

Mr. Oglesby’s past experience includes over 150 jury trials and varies widely from representing individuals in all manner of civil and criminal matters to representing both small and large companies in contractual and tort litigation involving personal injury, products liability, contractual claims, tort claims, unfair trade practices, unfair claim practices, and bad-faith and insurance disputes. Mr. Oglesby has regulatory experience with the Arkansas State Insurance Commissioner concerning unfair claims practices, agent licensing and regulatory approval of transactions. He also represents various construction contractors in all areas of their business including human resources, bidding, subcontract letting, performance issues, bond claims, insurance coverage, lien claims and all other disputes arising in construction matters.

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Get to know Edward

I became a lawyer because… my Grandfather was an Attorney and I was intrigued by the Law.

What I like most about the law is… the ability to help people

My most rewarding case was/is… helping free an innocent man from a false charge

My most disappointing case was… losing a trial based on perjured testimony by the opposition

When you need an attorney… you want one who knows the system and how it works

I joined The Brad Hendricks Law Firm because… it gave me the opportunity to help people in need

The Brad Hendricks Law Firm is different from other lawyers and law firms, because…each attorney takes personal responsibility for your case

If I had to attempt another profession, I would try… accounting or engineering

A job I would never choose to do is… medical insurance claims adjustment

My friends describe me as… driven

My opponents describe me as… honest, hardworking and not afraid to fight

Someone I really admire is… My Mother. Never a stronger woman….

A sound or noise I love is… children’s laughter

A sound or noise I hate is… a voice in anger

My favorite word is… love

One word I absolutely hate is…  unforgiven

My favorite trivia fact is… Socrates taught Plato who taught Aristotle who taught Alexander the Great

My favorite quote is… Councils of war breed defeatism

My favorite poets are… Robert Frost

My favorite book is… Papillion

My favorite movie is… The Greatest Game Ever Played or Snow Dogs

My favorite daydream or fantasy is… hunting big horn sheep above the tree line

My favorite music is… country

Outside of my family, my most treasured belongings are… my friends

When not at work, I enjoy… my family

Edward's Experience

Areas of Practice:

Bar Admissions:

  • Arkansas 1989
  • Louisiana 1992
  • U.S. Federal Court-Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas;
  • U.S. Federal Court- Western District of Louisiana
  • Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals


  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law
  • J.D. with Honors- 1989
  • Law Review- Assistant Research Editor
  • Top Scores: Oil and Gas, Water Law and Decedents Estates
  • Am. Jur. Award: Decedents Estates
  • Inn of Court- Student
  • Volunteer tutor- Watershed Project- recipient Governor’s Award for Volunteerism; 3.30 GPA 14/98;  Top Score Arkansas Bar Examination July 1989; Louisiana Bar Exam- 1992- passed all nine subjects on first attempt
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock: B.A. 1986
  • Chancellor’s List
  • History Honor Society
  • Kappa Sigma- V.P., G.M. of Ceremonies, Pledge Trainer; Model Pledge 1982; Model Member 1985
  • Intern Aide- U.S. Senator Dale Bumpers – Spring 1985
  • Cross Country Track Letterman 1984
  • Professional Boxer 15-3, 12 k/o

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Member- Arkansas Bar Foundation Board of Directors, Member
  • Arkansas Bar Association, Sustaining Member
  • Louisiana Bar Association, Member
  • Louisiana Bar Foundation, Sustaining Member
  • Judge Henry Woods Inn of Court, President 2018-2019

Litigation Percentage:

  • 75-90%

Honors and Awards:

  • Mid-South SuperLawyer (Honors Top 5% of attorneys in Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee), 2019

Classes/Seminars Taught:

  • Frequent lecturer for continuing legal education (CLE) classes and a former instructor at the
    University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Political Science.

Past Employment Positions:

  • Roberts Law Firm, P.A., Associate, 2004 – 2007
  • US District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas, Law Clerk, 2002

Past Employment Positions:

  • 1989-1991- Tim A. Womack PA – Associate
  • 1991-1998 Huckabay, Munson, Rowlett and Tilley, P.A. – Associate and Partner
  • 1998-2010 Edward T. Oglesby, Attorney at Law
  • 2010-2018 Kutak Rock, PLLC – Of Counsel and Partner

Pro Bono Activities:

  • Member- Board of Directors Arkansas Bar Association Mock Trial Corporation; Member- Board of Directors Mount Saint Mary Academy Corporation.

Our Arkansas accident injury attorneys also represent people who were injured at work in worker’s compensation claims. We have handled all types of cases from construction accidents to toxic injury claims. Our lawyers have a firm understanding of the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) and Water Law to help those workers injured in railroad accidents or on waterways such as rivers and lakes.

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The Brad Hendricks Law Firm proudly serves clients throughout Arkansas, including Arkadelphia, Benton, Conway, El Dorado, Fayetteville, Fort Smith, Hot Springs, Jonesboro, Little Rock, Pine Bluff, Texarkana, and West Memphis as well as numerous counties throughout the State of Arkansas, including Arkansas County, Baxter County, Benton County, Bradley County, Calhoun County, Clark County, Columbia County, Conway County, Crittenden County, Faulkner County, Garland County, Hempstead County, Hot Spring County, Izard County, Lawrence County, Lonoke County, Monroe County, Nevada County, Pike County, Poinsett County, Polk County, Pope County, Prairie County, Pulaski County, Saline County, Sharp County, Stone County, Washington County, White County, Woodruff County, and Yell County, and all other counties in the State of Arkansas.

Little Rock

500 Pleasant Valley Drive, Building C
Little Rock, AR 72227


700 Front Street, Suite 101
Conway, AR 72032


1 W Mountain St, Suite 102
Fayetteville, AR 72701


Omega Professional Building
216 Olive Street, Suite 211
Texarkana, AR 71854


225 S. Main St., Suite 102-C
Jonesboro, AR 72401

Fort Smith

2120 South Waldron Road Suite B-10
Fort Smith, AR 72903