James F. Dowden
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Practice Areas: Creditors Rights; Bankruptcy; Litigation
Admitted: 1977, Arkansas; 1978, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas; 1980, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court
Law School: University of Arkansas, J.D.
College: Vanderbilt University, B.A., 1974
Member: Pulaski County, Arkansas and American Bar Associations; Debtor-Creditor Bar of Central Arkansas (President, 1988-1989); American Bankruptcy Institute; National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees.
Biography: Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, 6th Judicial District, 1977-1980. Assistant Attorney General, State of Arkansas, 1980-1982. Law Clerk to U.S. Bankruptcy Judges Charles W. Baker and James G. Mixon, 1982-1985. Chapter 7 Trustee, Western District of Arkansas, 1985. Listed in: The Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy, Creditors’ Rights, 1995. Mid-South Super Lawyers, 2007. Fellow, American College of Bankruptcy.
Place of birth: Dumas, Arkansas