Buckley W. Bridgesupdated: August 2011
Buckley was born in Little Rock and raised in Bald Knob, Searcy, and Jonesboro. After graduating from Jonesboro High School, he studied at Lyon College in Batesville, earning his bachelor of arts in English. From there, he moved to Fayetteville, where he worked in the secondary financing industry while his wife, Emily Bridges, preceded him into law school.
Buckley moved to Arkadelphia and joined the firm in 2010.  His article 2010: A Second Odyssey into Arkansas Land-Use Law was published in the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review in the Fall of that year.  33 U. Ark. Little Rock L. Rev. 9 (2010).  He also authors the Arkansas Timber Law blog, which focuses on news and issues concerning timberland owners, forestry, forest preservation, timber processors, and timber products.
At Lyon, Buckley was a member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity, which he served in back-to-back years as Secretary then President.  He was a member of the Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society, and the Mortar Board Senior Honor Society.  He also served for a year on the school’s Honor Council.
At Fayetteville, Buckley was a member of the Arkansas Law Review, which published his case note, Statutory Misconception: The Arkansas Supreme Court’s Method in Finley v. Astrue Sets New Precedent for Uncertainty, 63 Ark. L. Rev. 101 (2010).  He participated in the W.B. Putman Inn of Court, the Moot Court Competition, and the Negotiation Competition.  He also served as the treasurer of Equal Justice Works.
During his third year, Buckley had the honor of serving as a Civil Procedure teaching assistant in the first-year class taught by Professor Emeritus John Watkins.  He received the 2010 Trial Advocacy Prize and graduated with high honors.

Contact Buckley W. Bridges

The Hughes & Hughes Law Firm
208 North 26th Street
P.O. Box 536, Suite B
Arkadelphia, Arkansas  71923
Phone: (870) 245-2320
Fax: (870) 245-2330


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