Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, P.L.L.C. deeply regrets to announce that partner Chris Barrier passed away on July 3, 2021, in Little Rock. He was 78 years of age.
Barrier concentrated his law practice on real estate, secured lending and municipal finance. During his career, he was recognized by “The Best Lawyers in America” and Chambers USA for real estate law, land use and zoning law, and municipal law. He also served as chairman of the Arkansas Bar Association’s banking law section and the real estate section.
Because of his love, passion and knowledge of art, Barrier became the firm’s art partner. He established the firm’s corporate art collection and was responsible for selecting and purchasing art with the concerted effort to build a collection of works by Arkansas artists.