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University of Cincinnati College of Law (J.D., 2005)

Cornell University (B.A. American Studies, 2002)

Admitted to practice:  

Illinois 2005; Arkansas 2006; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth & Ninth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Eastern and

Western District of Arkansas.

Professional Experience:  

Walas Law Firm, PLLC (2013-Present); Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, PLLC (2012-2013); Littlepage Booth (2012-2013); Gary Holt & Associates, P.A. (2008-2012); Arkansas Supreme Court (2005-2008); Ohio Justice & Policy Center (2004).

awards and honors:

Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association President’s Award (2013); Order of Barristers (2005); Outstanding Participant Award at Luke Charles Moore Moot Court Competition (2004); W.B.C.A. Charles T. Stoner Law Scholarship (2002); Cornell Red Key Scholar-Athlete (2001-2002).


  • “Marriage Equality,” ATLA Docket, Winter 2014
  • ​“Marriage Equality: Civil Unions and Domestic Partnerships Are Not Marriage,” ATLA Docket, Winter 2014
  • “Case Note: Standard Fire Insurance Company v. Knowles,” ATLA Docket, Fall 2013.
  • “Chapter 7 - Personal Injuries (Other Than Car Wrecks),” 18 and Life to Go: A Legal Handbook for Young Arkansans, First Edition, prepared by Arkansas Bar Association,Young Lawyers Section (April 2009) (with Matthew R. House, Esq.)
  • “The Disenfranchisement of the Re-Enfranchised: How Confusion Over Felon Voter Eligibility in Ohio Keeps Qualified Ex-Offender Voters From the Polls,” Ohio Justice and Policy Center, 2004 (with David Singleton, Esq.)

professional organizations:

Arkansas Bar Association; Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association - Board of Governors; Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association -Legislation CommitteeArkansas Trial Lawyers Association - Publications Committee; Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association -Women's Caucus.

Breean Walas, Esq.