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Richard Craig Downing, American Lawyer ( law: pract. & administration)Securitieslawyer. award Little Rock Junior Chamber of Commerce 1982. Member American Bar Association, Arkansas Bar Association (chairman commission on securities regulation 1981-1982), Pulaski County Bar Association (chairman Law Day in schools 1980).

Background

Downing, Richard Craig was born on September 10, 1949 in Blue Island, Illinois, United States. Son of Herbert and Lucille E. Downing.

Education

Bar: Arkansas 1974, United States District Court (ea.dist.) Arkansas, United States Court Appeals (8th Circuit).

Career

Worked at Richard C. Downing, P.A. (Little Rock, Arkansas) specializing in Commercial Litigation, Corporate, Bankruptcy, Securities, Business, Real Estate. Admitted to the bar, 1974, Arkansas and United States. District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas.

1984, United States. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit. Phi Alpha Delta (President, 1974). Assistant Commissioner of Securities, State of Arkansas, 1974-1978.

Member, Arbitration Panel, National Association of Securities Dealers, 1982—. Co-Author, "Arbitration of a Securities Dispute - An Overview for the Practitioner," 13 UALR Law Journal 621, 1991. Listed in: Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, 1994—.

Member: Pulaski County, Arkansas (Chairman, Federal and State Securities Committee, 1981. Member, House of Delegates, 1992-1995) and American (Member, Sections on: Corporation, Banking and Business Law. Litigation) Bar Associations.

Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association. The Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

Membership

Member, Arbitration Panel, National Association of Securities Dealers, 1982—. Co-Author, "Arbitration of a Securities Dispute - An Overview for the Practitioner," 13 UALR Law Journal 621, 1991. Listed in: Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, 1994—.

Member: Pulaski County, Arkansas (Chairman, Federal and State Securities Committee, 1981. Member, House of Delegates, 1992-1995) and American (Member, Sections on: Corporation, Banking and Business Law. Litigation) Bar Associations.

Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association. The Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

Connections

Married Nancy Niles Downing, May 20, 1972. Children: Whitney, Craig.