Committee on Model Jury Instructions - Civil

The Arkansas Supreme Court Committee on Model Jury Instructions - Civil is pleased to announce that an electronic version of the Arkansas Model Jury Instructions, Civil is available to the public at no cost. This free access is provided as part of a project between the Committee and Thomson Reuters. The text of all the instructions, Notes on Use, and Comments are included on the website, which is operated by Thomson Reuters. Users may locate instructions via the Table of Contents; also, a natural-language online search feature is provided. The Model Jury Instructions are available here.

Comments and suggestions regarding civil jury instructions may be sent to the Supreme Court Committee on Model Jury Instructions – Civil at: Arkansas Supreme Court Committee on Model Jury Instructions – Civil, c/o Larry Brady, Justice Building, 625 Marshall Street, Little Rock, AR 72201, or EMAIL: larry.brady@arcourts.gov.

Civil Jury Committee Proposed Instructions

When drafts of proposed instructions are available for comment, they are posted below. These are PRELIMINARY, are posted for comment, and have not been finally approved by the Committee. Comments and suggestions regarding these drafts should be sent promptly to:

Arkansas Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions – Civil
c/o Larry Brady, AOC
Justice Building
625 Marshall Street
Little Rock, AR72201

Comments or suggestions may also be directed to Larry Brady by email at larry.brady@arcourts.gov, or by fax 501-682-9410. Please refer to “AMI Committee.”

THESE INSTRUCTIONS ARE PRELIMINARY AND ARE NOT ENTITLED TO THE PRESUMPTION OF VALIDITY CREATED FOR PUBLISHED INSTRUCTIONS BY THE PER CURIAM ORDER OF THE SUPREME COURT OF ARKANSAS DATED APRIL 19, 1965, EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 1, 1966.

Name Position Locality Term Expires Appointed by Appointed date Reappointed Term

Christopher A. Averitt

 

Jonesboro

09/30/2019

Per Curiam

10/03/2013

09/15/2016

 

Neil R. Chamberlin

 

Little Rock

09/30/2019

Per Curiam

10/03/2013

09/15/2016

 

E.B. "Chip" Chiles, IV

Chair

Little Rock

09/30/2019

Per Curiam

10/03/2013

09/15/2016

 

D. Scott Hickam

 

Hot Springs

09/30/2019

Per Curiam

10/03/2013

09/15/2016

 

Lyn Pruitt

 

Little Rock

09/30/2019

Per Curiam

05/24/2012

09/15/2016

 

Jamie Jones, Esq.

 

Little Rock

09/30/2020

Per Curiam

12/07/2017

 

3 years

Robert Gibson III, Esq.

 

Crossett

09/30/2020

Per Curiam

12/07/2017

 

3 years

Circuit Judge Dion Wilson

 

West Helena

09/30/2020

Per Curiam

12/07/2017

 

3 years

Sean T. Keith

 

Rogers

09/30/2020

Per Curiam

04/24/2014

12/07/2017

3 years

Richard Donovan

 

Little Rock

09/30/2021

Per Curiam

10/08/2015

10/11/2018

3 years

Michelle Kaemmerling

 

Little Rock

09/30/2021

Per Curiam

10/08/2015

10/11/2018

3 years

Judge Doug Schrantz, Circuit Court

 

Bentonville

09/30/2021

Per Curiam

10/08/2015

10/11/2018

3 years

Larry Brady, Arkansas Administrative Office of the Courts

Staff

           

Chief Justice John Dan Kemp, Arkansas Supreme Court

Liaison

           

Professor Alan Trammell, University of Arkansas School of Law

Reporter

   

Per Curiam

12/07/2017