Hardin, Jesson & Terry, PLC is pleased to announce that attorneys Jorge J. Rodriguez and Spencer G. Dougherty have joined the firm’s Fort Smith office. Jorge and Spencer join the firm’s civil litigation practice.
Jorge is engaged in an active litigation and commercial law practice that encompasses insurance defense, medical malpractice defense, banking and secured transactions, and general commercial litigation. He also assists clients with entity formation and real estate transactions. Jorge, a native of Texarkana, TX, received his B.S. from Texas A&M University and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Arkansas School of Law, where he was ranked second in his class. While in law school, Jorge served as a capstone extern for the Hon. Timothy L. Brooks of the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas and served on the editorial board of the Arkansas Law Review as Note & Comment Editor. His legal scholarship was published in Volume 72 of the Arkansas Law Review. Jorge is also fluent in Spanish.
Spencer’s practice focuses on civil litigation, with an emphasis on the defense of catastrophic personal injury, medical malpractice, long-term care, construction law, and products liability cases. Spencer, born and raised in Fort Smith, received his B.S.B.A. in Economics from the Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Arkansas School of Law, where he was ranked tenth in his class. During law school, he clerked for two summers at one of the nation’s premier national defense trial firms in Atlanta, Georgia, where he gained experience assisting some of the world’s largest insurance companies and corporations in complex civil litigation matters. His legal scholarship has been published in Volume 73 of the Arkansas Law Review, on which he served as a member of the editorial board as Note & Comment Editor.
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Founded in 1909, Hardin, Jesson & Terry is a full-service law firm with offices in Fort Smith and Little Rock, Arkansas. Our attorneys have handled cases in every county in Arkansas and across the region. Dedicated to the ultimate goal of meeting client needs, the attorneys of Hardin, Jesson & Terry, PLC strive to uphold the principles that have defined us for over a century: integrity, ingenuity, and diligence.