B. Wade  Bowen

B. Wade Bowen

Phone:(870) 938.6254
Location: Jonesboro
Bar Admissions: Arkansas

Wade Bowen advises businesses and individual clients on a variety of tax and tax-related issues and transactional matters. His practice includes assisting business clients with business formations, business sales and acquisitions, and real estate transactions. In addition, he represents clients in administrative tax proceedings before the Internal Revenue Service and Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration. He also creates and implements estate and business succession plans on behalf of individuals and families.


  • Counsels clients in the negotiation, structuring and closing of the acquisition and sale of private businesses, including buyers and sellers and stock and asset acquisitions.
  • Advises clients on the tax and practical aspects of business organizations and business operations, including the formation of limited liability companies, partnership and corporations; drafting of partnership and limited liability operating agreements; preparation of ancillary agreements such as employment agreements, leases, and non-competition agreements.
  • Assists clients in real estate transactions.
  • Implements simple and complex estate plans for individuals and families, including the preparation of wills, revocable trusts, and the use of more complex wealth transfer techniques employing irrevocable trusts, family-owned business entities, and charitable entities.
  • Creates non-profit entities and advises established non-profit organizations with respect to their operations and tax-exempt status.
  • Represents clients in estate administrations and trust and estate litigation.


  • Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law LL.M. in Taxation (2011)
  • University of Arkansas School of Law J.D. (2010)
  • University of Arkansas B.S.B.A. in Finance, cum laude (2007)

Professional Recognition

  • The Best Lawyers in America©: "Ones to Watch" Business Organizations, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates (2021)


  • Member, Arkansas Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Craighead County Bar Association
  • Member, Rotary Club of Jonesboro
  • Heart of America Fellows Institute of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel,  Graduate Class I