Mitchell Williams Attorneys John Baker and Devin Bates Presented at the Arkansas Governmental Finance Officers Association's Annual Conference

Discussed new changes to FOIA law

July 24, 2019

LITTLE ROCK, AR. – Attorneys John Baker and Devin Bates presented today at the Arkansas Governmental Finance Officers Association’s Annual Conference. Their presentation discussed the Freedom of Information Act and its effect on Arkansas Government Financial Officers.

Baker has over 20 years of experience in successfully trying and appealing a variety of business tort, contract, real estate, taxation, and class action suits before state and federal trial courts, Arkansas appellate courts, and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis, Missouri.

Bates is engaged in an active litigation practice in Arkansas as well as in other states, including work done in multidistrict litigation and complex commercial cases. He has experience in business litigation, products-liability cases, education law, FOIA and appellate advocacy.

About the Arkansas Governmental Finance Officers Association
The Arkansas Governmental Finance Officers Association (AGFOA) promotes a high level of competence in the field of government finance in Arkansas, and serves as the state chapter of the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada. AGFOA’s diverse local membership includes Little Rock, Eureka Springs, Gravette, Fort Smith, Maumelle, Hope, Stuttgart, Bentonville, Lake Village, Jacksonville, Hot Springs, Jonesboro, and many more from all over the state.

About Mitchell Williams
Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. is a full-service corporate law firm that provides strategic, comprehensive legal services to help clients achieve their goals. Established in 1954, the firm has offices in Little Rock, Rogers and Jonesboro, Arkansas and Austin, Texas. For more information, visit