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.
- University of Florida, LL.M. in Taxation, 2007
- University of Arkansas, J.D. (with honors), 2006
- University of Arkansas, B.S.B.A., 2003
- 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
- United States Tax Court
Please join us for the first annual NWA Business Summit on November 17, 2017 at the Embassy Suites in Rogers, Arkansas. The free event will last from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. Click here to register today! Please join our attorneys in any of the following discussions: Has...
Congratulations to one of our partners, Denton (Denny) Woods, for his appointment by Governor Hutchinson as a member of the Arkansas State Board of Public Accountancy.
Ken Hall, Denny Woods, Larry McCredy and Scott Lar present CLE and CPE. Ken Hall, Denny Woods, Larry McCredy and Scott Lar presented “Legal Issues Facing Small Business Owners When Buying & Selling a Business” to attorneys and certified public accountants in...