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At McCutchen & Sexton – The Law Firm, we are proud to be champions of community safety and champions of our God-given and constitutional rights. Below, you can find a collection of articles in which our firm and attorneys are mentioned for their dedication to clients and commitment to community.

MIKE MASTERSON: Toothless law
Washington County Conservation District sues over records access

Local law firm to partner with F.A.D.D. and Trial Lawyers Association to educate on distracted driving

Judge in case seeking Ecclesia repayment: Legislators cannot be compelled to testify in depositions, but case can otherwise proceed

Lawsuit Filed Against Local Healthcare Company

KATV: Missouri health firm sued for return of Arkansas tax dollars

Channel 5: Missouri Health Firm Sued For Return Of Arkansas Tax Dollars

NewsObserver: Missouri health firm sued for return of Arkansas tax dollars

The Telegraph: Missouri health firm sued for return of Arkansas tax dollars

My SanAntonio: Missouri health firm sued for return of Arkansas tax dollars

Area county clerk records show Issue 1 votes largely ‘against’

Faulkner County judge releases emails after suit filed

County judge cited in records-law case

Faulkner County judge faces lawsuit over emails

MIKE MASTERSON: Smoke in Ozark

Legislators say don’t have to explain GIF motives, motion contends

Rutledge filing says tax money can’t be reclaimed from Ecclesia College UPDATE

FOIA Task Force report seeks preservation of ‘Sunshine Law’

Special prosecutor sought for Ozark accusations

Special prosecutor request in works for Ozark investigation

Fort Smith city attorney petitions FOIA Task Force to define ‘public meeting’ (Updated)

Issue One bad for citizens, former association leader says

Negligence lawsuits against Fort Smith-based health facilities settled out of court

MASTERSON ONLINE: In Supreme limbo

Arkansas Supreme Court moves Fort Smith FOIA violation case

Issue One Debate Draws Fireworks; Ballinger Condemns Treatment of Legislators

Church group’s opposition stuns advocates of Arkansas ‘tort reform’ measure

FOIA in Fort Smith is almost DOA, Part II

FOIA lawsuit filed against Ozark City Council

What law?

Fort Smith city attorney petitions FOIA Task Force to define ‘public meeting’

Editorial: Appeal in FOIA lawsuit a waste of city’s time, money

Attorney for Fort Smith resident Bruce Wade files appeal brief with state Supreme Court in FOIA battles

Ecclesia College releases records on how it used state funds

Driver gets seven years for hitting teen in Fort Smith crosswalk

Ecclesia College FOIA lawsuit continues

Fort Smith residents get crash course in FOIA law

Panel opposes tweaks to Arkansas public-records law; repeal of hotel, restaurant tax-records exemption urged

MIKE MASTERSON: Change the law?

Joey McCutchen and the Arkansas Trial Lawyer Association’s Leadership Academy spend the day painting for Habitat For Humanity

Child car seat safety event offers inspections, new seats Saturday in Fort Smith

Transparency in Government Group to meet April 11 in Fort Smith

Arkansas Issue 1 Caps Damages Awarded in Lawsuits

Brawner: On lawsuit limits, Family Council, lawyers on same side

MIKE MASTERSON: Were rights violated?

Editorial: Sunshine Week celebrates Freedom of Information Act

A human’s worth: Proposal puts price tag on life

Sebastian County prosecutor says Mansfield council violated FOIA

Primary vote for Files’ seat set for May 22; current, former lawmakers say they’re in Senate race

Aldermen defied FOI with texts, report finds

MASTERSON ONLINE: No ‘party’ of graft

MIKE MASTERSON: Under scrutiny

Mansfield City Council OKs settlement on FOIA violation

Fort Smith Board rejects settlement offer from attorney Joey McCutchen on FOIA violation

Fort Smith attorney files FOIA lawsuit against Mansfield

FOIA lawsuit loss will be appealed says Fort Smith city boss

Judge: Fort Smith city officials’ emails violated FOIA

NWA editorial: Boiling over Mansfield’s response to water issue too aggressive

Fort Smith city, school board accused of violating FOIA

Distracted driving program reaches out to local students

Judge refuses to dismiss Ecclesia FOIA case

Editorial: Efforts must be made to avoid more FOIA violations

MASTERSON ONLINE: Audit reveals much

How to use the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act for discovery – Chip Sexton, Esq.

Loving Liberty – Joey McCutchen, Esq.

Fort Smith Internal Auditor launches audit of River Valley Sports Complex

Fort Smith lets email-suit deal lie

Fort Smith officials recommend directors reject FOIA lawsuit settlement

Arkansas Press Association chief to talk FOIA at Fort Smith event

Suit says city email a meeting

MIKE MASTERSON: Facing consequences

Lawyer offers settlement over Fort Smith emails

Proposed Tort Reform measure threatens rights, association leader says

School Board stalls trash vote Fort Smith’s bid for district’s sanitation services challenged

Fort Smith School Board tables sanitation decision

Attorney McCutchen featured in opinion piece on Arkansas Online

NWA editorial: Out in the open

Transparency wins ‘Undisputed’ violation

Academe, angels, athletes? Defining Ecclesia

Circuit Court Rules Fort Smith School Board Violated Freedom Of Information Act

MIKE MASTERSON: Freedom of Information

Trial Lawyer Reveals Emails Regarding Recycling Controversy

MIKE MASTERSON: College or church?

Fort Smith board looking for ideas on recycling service

Constitutional violation alleged in grant process involving Springdale college

Fired Fort Smith sanitation director indicates recycling went to landfill going back to 2014

Joey McCutchen Named Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association President

‘Textalyzer’ for phone designed for distracted driving

Lawsuit seeking Ecclesia records to move forward

NWA editorial: Closing the curtains

Sunshine Week celebrates your right to know

Fort Smith School Board delays FOIA lawsuit decision

FOIA lawsuit against Fort Smith schools sent back to appeals court

Simplifying Transparency

College sued to release papers on cash tied to kickback probe

Judge denies request to dismiss FOIA lawsuit against Fort Smith School Board

Order entered by Judge in Bradshaw v. Fort Smith School District

Mike Masterson: Let the Sun Shine

Arkansas Attorney General provides webinars to include information on the Freedom of Information Act on February 22

McCutchen & Sexton – The Law Firm files Arkansas Freedom of Information Complaint

Fort Smith School Board tables motion to reject FOIA lawsuit settlement

No. 5 Story of 2015: Fort Smith School Board target of FOIA lawsuit

School Board challenges lawsuit

District moves to dismiess FOIA suit, Mccutchen reacts

War of Words Continue in FOIA Fight

Fort Smith School Board addresses FOIA lawsuit

Transparency suit officially filed against school district

Civil suit expected in school transparency issue

Conservative group opposes Arkansas ballot item to cap medical suit awards

August 29, 2016-Bar group files lawsuit against Arkansas tort reform ballot initiative

August 12, 2016—Financial report filed by group opposing amendment to limit damage lawsuits

March 27, 2016—Event To Save Children’s Lives Hosted In Fort Smith

March 22, 2016—McCutchen Law Firm to sponsor free child-safety seat check

February, 5 2016—Fort Smith Attorney Assembling ‘Sunshine’ Group

January 30, 2016—New Southside ‘Mavericks’ logo unveiled, to be used in 2016-2017 school year

January 18, 2016—Bost Inc. Denies Family’s Allegations Of Negligence In Death Of Fort Smith Man

January 5, 2016—Former Caretaker Pleads Guilty To Second-Degree Murder In Death Of Client

December 31, 2015—2015 Top 10: Rebel Retirement Divides Fort Smith Community

December 6, 2015—Fort Smith Attorney Asks Court To Overturn Ruling In School Case

December 4, 2015—Family Sues Bost Inc. For Negligence In Death Of Fort Smith Man 

October 9, 2015—Attorney Requests Jury Trial In Southside Mascot Case

October 2 , 2015—Judge dismisses part of lawsuit in Rebel mascot case

October 2, 2015—Judge Dismisses Complaint Against Fort Smith Schools Over Mascot

August 4, 2015—Attorney says costs to change rebel mascot higher than officials estimated

August 4, 2015—Attorney Attacks Transparency Of School Board In Southside High School Decision

August 4, 2015—Attorney says costs to change rebel mascot higher than officials estimated

July 27, 2015—Attorney Cries Foul Over Fort Smith School Mascot Vote

July 27, 2015—Arkansas board votes to end Rebel mascot, ‘Dixie’ song

July 24, 2015—Fort Smith Attorney Rallies Rebel Support

July 24, 2015—‘Rally for the Rebels’ draws emotional pleas, criticism of Rebel flag use

July 23, 2015—Fort Smith Attorney Plans ‘Rebel’ Rally Before Mascot Vote