Denton Woods

Partner

: 479.443.2705 Ext. 10109
: 479.443.2718 (facsimile)
: [email protected]
: 5519 Hackett Street, Suite 300
Springdale, Arkansas 72762

Background

Denton Woods began working for the firm in January 2006, joined as an associate attorney in August 2007 and became partner in January 2012. He received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Arkansas Sam M. Walton School of Business, his law degree from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, and his Master of Laws degree from the University of Florida in Gainesville.

His practice is focused in the areas of estate planning, probate and trust administration, taxation law and planning, business law, including mergers and acquisitions, and tax-exempt organizations. He is admitted to practice in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas and before the United States Tax Court.In September of 2017, Governor Asa Hutchinson appointed Denton to the Arkansas State Board of Public Accountancy.

 

Education

  • University of Florida, LL.M. in Taxation, 2007
  • University of Arkansas, J.D. (with honors), 2006
  • University of Arkansas, B.S.B.A., 2003

Practice Areas

  • Business Law
  • Estate Planning, Probate and Trusts
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Taxation Law and Tax Planning
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations and Charitable Planning

Community & Recognitions

  • Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC)

  • Lawyer of the Year in Trust and Estates Fayetteville AR, 2023 (The Best Lawyers in America)

  • Lawyer of the Year in Tax Law Fayetteville AR, 2022 (The Best Lawyers in America)

  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2021-present, Business Organization, Tax Law, Trust and Estates

  • 2023 recommended Arkansas attorney by The Tax Lawyers (www.the-tax-lawyers.com)

  • Appointed to the Arkansas State Board of Public Accountancy by Governor Asa Hutchinson

  • Member, Dean’s Advisory Council for the Sam M. Walton School of Business at the University of Arkansas

  • Member, Arkansas Law Review, 2005-2006

  • Former Member, Northwest Arkansas Children’s Shelter Planned Giving Committee

Associations & Memberships

  • Member of American Bar Association
  • Member of Arkansas Bar Association
  • Member of Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Member of Texas Bar Association
  • Member of Washington County Bar Association

Admissions

  • Arkansas
  • Oklahoma
  • Texas
  • United States Tax Court
 
 

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