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Ryan P. Blue

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Ryan P. Blue

Of Counsel
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Biography

Ryan P. Blue is Of Counsel in our office in Rogers, Arkansas, and he has over a quarter of a century of legal experience. He protects the rights of clients inside the courtroom and is also retained by parties for alternative resolution such as mediation and arbitration.

Ryan concentrates his practice on business transactions, corporate and partnership matters, a wide range of complex business litigation, and government affairs. He also advises clients on wills, trusts, and estate planning and administration.

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Before joining Hall Booth Smith, Ryan was a Partner at a firm in historic downtown Rogers, Arkansas, that has served clients in Northwest Arkansas for over 40 years. He also teaches as an adjunct faculty member at Northwest Arkansas Community College, teaching courses on civil pre-trial and litigation in the Paralegal Department. Earlier in his career, he was an attorney for the Arkansas Department of Human Services where he represented the state in court-involved foster care cases. He previously served as an Assistant Attorney General for the Arkansas Office of the Attorney General.

Ryan earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Arkansas and clerked in the Office of the Arkansas Attorney General. He also completed a Master of Divinity from Multnomah Biblical Seminary and a Bachelor of Science in American Studies from Harding University.

He has served on the Board of Directors for Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Northwest Arkansas and is a past president of Micah’s House NWA.

Credentials

Admitted

State Courts:

  • Arkansas

U.S. District Courts:

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas

U.S. Courts of Appeals:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court

Education

  • J.D., University of Arkansas at Little Rock
  • M.Div., Multnomah Biblical Seminary
  • B.S., Harding University

Memberships

  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • Benton County Bar Association

Presentations

  • DHS Investigations and Domestic Relations Cases
    Arkansas Children and the Courts, Conference, 2018
  • Navigating the Waters of DHS, CAC and CACD
    Benton County Bar Association, Attorney ad Litem CLE, 2017
  • How to Define “Manufacturer” under the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement
    National Association of Attorneys General, 2004

In the Press

Hall Booth Smith Expands With 25th Office in Rogers, Arkansas

ROGERS, ARKANSAS – Dec. 2, 2021 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. continues to expand to serve client needs across the country with a new office in Rogers, Arkansas, which marks its 25th location. The Rogers office is located at 5417 W. Pinnacle Pointe Drive, near Bentonville and just a few minutes away from the Northwest
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