Jane Watson Sexton

As a solo trial practitioner, I represent individuals in wide variety of civil matters, including contested divorce and child custody disputes, probate, criminal and other civil litigation actions. I also have a large referral-based appellate practice and, on average, prepare at least two to three appellate briefs per year.

 

TRIAL ATTORNEY Years Employed (1999-2001)

Sexton, Canova & Platt 311 West Spring Street Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701

Responsibilities included representation of clients in a variety of civil and criminal actions, with an emphasis on contested family law matters, personal injury, criminal defense and appellate practice.

 

TRIAL ATTORNEY YEARS EMPLOYED (1995-1999)

Gunn, Sexton, Canova & Platt 70 North College Avenue, Suite 14 Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701

Responsibilities included representation of clients in a variety of civil and criminal actions, with an emphasis on contested family law matters, personal injury, criminal defense and a broad appellate practice.

 

TRIAL ATTORNEY YEARS EMPLOYED (1987-1990)

Stinson, Mag & Fizzell 1201 Walnut Street Kansas City, Missouri 64141

Responsibilities included, among other things, representation of corporate clients in complex commercial litigation matters.

 

 Juris Doctorate Years Attended (1984-1987)

University of Arkansas School of Law                                                      Fayetteville, Arkansas

Graduated with highest honors, May 1987; Class Rank: 9 0f 111; GPA: 3.58; Member and Student Writings Editor, Arkansas Law Review; Authored: Comment, Arkansas’  Search and Seizure law One Year After United States v. Leon: In Search of a Standard, 40 Ark. L. Rev. 125 (1987; Recipient, Law School Merit Scholarship; Recipient, House, Wallace, Nelson & Jewell Scholarship.

 

Bachelor of arts Years Attended (1982-1984)

Arkansas State University                     Jonesboro, Arkansas

Graduated May, 1984 with a bachelor of arts in English (magna cum laude); GPA: 3.89/4.00; Recipient, James A. Key Memorial Scholarship, 1984 Outstanding English Graduate of the Year Award; Member, Phi Kappa Phi; Member, Lamba Iota Tau.

 

Licenses

Admitted to Missouri Bar, October 9, 1987
Admitted to Arkansas Bar, February, 1995 








SEXTON LAW FIRM
Jane Watson Sexton
7 West Township
Fayetteville, AR  72702
Tel. 479-442-7777
Fax 479-444-9894
jane@janesextonlaw.com
holly@janesextonlaw.com

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