Alan Wooten has more than 40 years of experience in civil litigation involving professional liability cases, employment discrimination, commercial disputes, first amendment cases and publicly traded companies.  His clients have included medical professionals, hospitals, architects, engineers, accountants and small businesses.  Wooten has also handled complex commercial litigation suits for publicly held companies.  In addition to civil litigation experience, he has served as outside general counsel for an area hospital, handling its day-to-day legal matters involving employment issues, compliance with federal and state regulations, drafting contracts and other legal issues.

Wooten also practices in the area of mediation in cases involving commercial litigation, employment law, health law, insurance, medical malpractice, professional liability, personal injury and general civil litigation.

A graduate of the University of Arkansas School of Law, Wooten is a Fellow of the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers and has achieved a peer rating of AV® Preeminent™ from Martindale-Hubbell.  He has been included on the list of Best Lawyers in America since 2001.  Wooten is a member of the Arkansas Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the American Board of Trial Advocates and the Washington County Bar Association.  He is certified as a civil and probate mediator by the Arkansas Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission.

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Honors & Leadership

Honors & Recognitions

Listed in Best Lawyers in America© (2001-2020)

Named the Best Lawyers’ 2013 Fayetteville Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants "Lawyer of the Year"

Community & Professional

Member, Washington County Bar Association

President, 1978-1979, Sebastian County Bar Association

Member, House of Delegates, 1976-1979; Executive Committee, 1979-1981, Arkansas Bar Association

Member, American Bar Association

The Best Lawyers in America

Advocate, American Board of Trial Advocates

Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers


Alerts & Publications



Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law

University of Arkansas, J.D., 1971

Ouachita Baptist University, B.A., 1967


  • Arkansas - 1971
  • United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas 1971
  • Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals 1972
  • Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals 2000
  • U.S. Supreme Court 1974
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