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One of the oldest law firms in the Arkansas River Valley, The Gordon Law Firm has maintained a general law practice since 1910. The firm’s practice has changed to meet the changes in society. The constant factor has been the personal contact with the clients. The firm has tried many landmark tort decisions.

Gordon, Caruth & Virden’s roots trace back to 1909 when Edward Gordon, Sr. began practicing just adjacent to the Conway County Courthouse in Morrilton, Arkansas. Following Edward Gordon, Sr.’s death in 1939, the practice was continued by his two sons, Edward Gordon, Jr., deceased, and Nathan G. Gordon, now Of Counsel.

The firm today continues its practice from the same address and is the oldest continuous law firm in Conway County. The firm today consists of three attorneys, partners Edward Allen Gordon, Ben H. Caruth and Bart F. Virden. Throughout its history, the firm has placed high value on public service. Edward Gordon, Jr. served in the Arkansas House of Representatives and on various state and local boards and commissions. Nathan G. Gordon served as Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas for twenty years and was the first president of the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association. Since then both Edward Allen Gordon and Bart F. Virden have served as president of ATLA. Edward Allen Gordon has served eighteen years in the Arkansas Senate. Ben H. Caruth has served as Chief Deputy Prosecutor for this district. Bart Virden has served as Deputy Prosecutor and is currently City Attorney for the City of Morrilton.

Today the firm maintains a diversified practive with an emphasis on personal injury, social security disability, domestic relations litigation, real estate, and probate practice.

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