Bill Bridgforth

Practice Areas

  • Agricultural Law; Environmental Law; Real Estate Law.

Personal Information

  • Born Forrest City, Arkansas, July 6, 1940.


  • Washington & Lee University and University of Arkansas (B.S. 1962).
  • University of Arkansas (LL.B., 1964). Delta Theta Phi.

Bar Information

  • Admitted to bar, 1964, Arkansas; 1966, U.S. District Courts, Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas; 1973, U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit.


  • Harvey W. McGeorge Award for Distinguished Service to Agriculture in Arkansas (1993).
  • C. E. Ransick Award from the Arkansas Bar Association for outstanding service to the Arkansas Bar (2005).


  • Author: "Federal Tax Liens - Priority of a Chattel Mortgage with a Dragnet Clause," 17 Arkansas Law Review 85, 1963.


  • Member: Arkansas Law Review, 1964-1964.
  • Jefferson County Bar Association (President, 1978-1979).
  • Arkansas Bar Association (Member: Executive Committee, Young Lawyers Section, 1970-1972. House of Delegates, 1978-1981).
  • American Bar Association.
  • American Agricultural Law Association (Board of Directors; President, 2004-2005).
  • Fellow: Arkansas Bar Foundation.
  • Fellow: American Bar Foundation.

Contact Bill Bridgforth

Ramsay, Bridgforth, Harrelson and Starling LLP
501 Main St.
11th Floor, Simmons First National Bank Building
Pine Bluff, Arkansas  71611
Phone: (870) 535-9000
Fax: (870) 535-8544


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • Arkansas
  • Mississippi

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