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Gibson, Robert J.
Mercantile Center 300 South Church Street Third Floor Jonesboro, AR
Phone: (870) 931-1700
Fax: (870) 931-1800


Current Employment Position(s)


Lawyer Overview

Areas of Practice

  • Collections
  • Creditors' Rights
  • Bankruptcy - Creditor
  • Business Organizations
  • Commercial Transactions and Litigation
  • Estate Planning and Probate
  • Real Estate Law
  • Land Use and Zoning

Representative Clients

  • Arkansas Glass Container Corporation
  • Instant Auto Credit Corporation
  • Nettleton Public School District

West Practice Categories

Banking & Finance Law, Lending & Secured Transactions, Loan Workouts, Mortgages & Foreclosures, Bankruptcy Law, Creditors' Rights, Foreclosures, Garnishment, Business & Commercial Law, Contracts, Debtor/Creditor, Secured Transactions, Transactions, Uniform Commercial Code, Business Organizations, Closely Held Businesses, Dissolution, Formation & Business Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Collections, Construction Law, Construction Contracts, Construction Liens, Education Law, Public Schools, Employment Law -- Employer, Americans with Disabilities Act -- Employer, Employment Contracts -- Employer, Employment Discrimination -- Employer, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) -- Employer, Sexual Harassment -- Employer, Wrongful Termination -- Employer, Estate Planning, Living Wills, Powers of Attorney and Appointment, Wills, Labor Law, Labor Arbitration, Litigation & Appeals, Bankruptcy Litigation, State Appellate Practice, State Trial Practice, Probate & Estate Administration, Estate Administration, Trusts, Real Estate Law, Commercial Leasing, Commercial Real Estate, Condemnation, Conveyancing, Eminent Domain, Land Use & Zoning, Landlord/Tenant, Residential Real Estate, Title Insurance, State, Local & Municipal Law, Municipal Corporations


Accepts Credit Cards


Bar Admissions

  • Arkansas, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Arkansas, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Arkansas, 1993

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Craighead County Bar Association, 1995 - 1996 (Secretary/Treasurer)
  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Greater Jonesboro Chamber of Commerce, 1995 (Leadership Jonesboro)
  • Northeast Arkansas Fly Fishers, 1995 (Secretary/Treasurer)
  • Northeast Arkansas Fly Fishers, 1996 (Vice President)
  • Northeast Arkansas Fly Fishers, 1997 (President)
  • Jonesboro Public Schools Mentoring Program, 1995 - 2001
  • St. Bernards Advocates, 2000 - 2001 (Chairman, Board of Directors)
  • Jonesboro Country Club, 2005 - 2007 (Board of Directors)
  • Highland Drive Baptist Church (Member, Deacon)
  • City of Hoxie, Arkansas, 2000 - Present (City Attorney)
  • City of Bono, Arkansas, 1994 - 2000 (City Attorney)
  • City of Bono, Arkansas, 2007 - Present (City Attorney)
  • Craighead County, Arkansas, 1997 - 1999 (Deputy Prosecuting Attorney)
  • Lecturer, "To Probate or Not to Probate? Relevant Considerations When Deciding Whether or not to Probate or Will.", 2004
  • Lecturer, "Real Estate Law: Advanced Issues and Answers - Credit and Bankruptcy Issues.", 2008

Pro Bono Activities

  • Arkansas Volunteer Lawyers for the Elderly
  • Legal Services of Northeast Arkansas


  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law, Little Rock, Arkansas
  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States of America , 1989
    Major: English

Published Works

  • "Clearing The HIPAA Hurdle: How To Get Medical Records Every Time", 39 The Arkansas Lawyer 8 , 2004