ATTORNEY PROFILES

RHB3817-Nixon,DavidG.

DAVID G. NIXON

Mr. Nixon has been an attorney for 33 years. He practices primarily in the areas of taxation, business entities, estate planning, bankruptcy and commercial litigation.  He is admitted to practice before all State Courts in Arkansas and Oklahoma, U. S. District Courts and Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas, U. S. Courts of Appeals for the Eighth and Tenth Circuits, U. S. Tax Court and U.S. Supreme Court

He holds an undergraduate degree in accounting, with honors, from the University of Kentucky.  He was president of Beta Alpha Psi Honorary Accounting fraternity.   In 1983, he received his Juris Doctorate degree, with honors, from Oklahoma City School of Law, having made the Dean’s list every semester.

Mr. Nixon served for 12 years as an Arkansas Commissioner with the National Uniform Laws Commission, served as a Special Justice for the Arkansas Supreme Court, and served for six years on the Board of Directors of the Northwest Arkansas Children’s Shelter.  He has been a Mediator with the Arkansas Farmer/Creditor Mediation Program since 1990.

He is a member of various professional committees, organization, and charities, including the Christian Legal Society and The Gideons International, serves on the Fayetteville National Cemetery Council and is a Trail Life USA Troop Leader with Mission Boulevard Baptist Church in Fayetteville, Arkansas.   Mr. Nixon is often called upon to speak on topics of business entities, business planning, taxation and estate planning.  

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THERESA L. POCKRUS

Ms. Pockrus practices primarily in the areas of bankruptcy, family/domestic law, personal injury and real estate transactions.  She is admitted to practice before all State Courts of Arkansas, U. S. District Courts and Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas, and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

Theresa Pockrus, a native of Benton County, Arkansas, was admitted to the Arkansas Bar in 2001.  While she attended the University of Arkansas Law School, Fayetteville, Arkansas, Ms. Pockrus served on the Board of Advocates, made the Dean’s list each semester for three years and received the “Special Recognition Award” from the Student Bar Association Mentoring Program.

Prior to graduating from law school in 2001, Ms. Pockrus received her MBA from the Walton College of Business Administration and was selected as one of two outstanding graduate students in 1998.  In 1977, she received her BSBA, majoring in finance and banking.  Between her graduation from undergraduate school in 1977 and her return to school in 1995 to pursue her MBA, Ms. Pockrus worked as an FDIC bank examiner, owned a hardware store in Rogers, Arkansas, and served as Benton County, Arkansas tax collector for eight years.

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PAIGE E. YOUNG

Mr. Young’s practice is primarily focused on long-term care planning, estate planning (wills and trusts), estate administration (trusts and probate), tax planning, and guardianships.  He is admitted to practice in all State Courts of Arkansas, U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, and U.S. Tax Court.

He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Arkansas in 1990. After graduation, he was a stock broker and a private business owner. In 1996, he returned to the University of Arkansas to study law. In a joint program with the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Mr. Young received his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Arkansas School Law and received a Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Mr. Young is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). He is also an accredited attorney for the Veterans Administration.