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J. Don Overton, CGP, CAPS, GACP, Master CGP

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B.S.B.A. Finance/Accounting           Auburn University, Auburn, AL
B.S. Construction Management      University of Arkansas at Little Rock
J.D. (Jurist Doctorate) Law              The Bowen School of Law (UALR)
40 Hour Mediation Training           Arkansas ADR Commission

Bar Admissions:

  • All State and Federal Courts in Arkansas
    • Western District of Arkansas
    • Eastern District of Arkansas
    • United States Tax Court

Professional Associations and Memberships: 

  • Pulaski County Bar Association
  • Arkansas Bar Association
    • Website and Technology Comittee
    • Construction Law Section (Chair-Elect/Vice Chair)
    • Real Estate Law Section (Secretary/Treasurer)
    • Solo & Small Firm Section (Chair-Elect/Vice Chair)
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution Section (Secretary/Treasurer)
  • Home Builders Association of Greater Little Rock (HBAGLR)
    • Co-Chair Education Comittee (2012 - Present)
    • HBAGLR Board of Directors (2011 - Present)
    • Certified Green Professional (CGP)
    • Master Certified Green Professional (Master CGP)
    • Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS)
    • EPA-RRP (Lead Safe Certified Remodeler)
  • National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)
    • National Board of Directors (2012 - Present)
    • Arkansas State Representative to NAHB (2016 - 2017)
    • NAHB Executive Board of Directors (2016 - 2017)
    • Land Use Policy SubComittee (2014 - Present)
    • Land Development Comittee (2016 - 2017)
  • United States Green Building Council (USGBC)
    • Member (2007 - Present)
    • Green Advantage Certified Practitioner (GACP) - Commercial & Residential
  • University of Arkansas Little Rock (UALR)
    • UALR Foundation - Board of Directors
    • Industry Advisory Board - Construction Management Dept.
The Overton Firm has experience in the areas of: 
  • Commercial and Residential Construction Project Management
  • Construction and Residential Contract Negotiation and Litigation
  • Lien Foreclosure and Lien Defense Litigation
    • Compliance and Defense
  • ADEQ (Arkansas Dept. of Environmental Quality)
    • Compliance and Defense
  • ACLB (Arkansas Contractor's License Board)
    • Contractor's License Complaints and Defense
  • Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)
    • Preparation and Compliance Violation Defense
  • Materials and Equipment Management/Procurement
  • State and Municipal Contract Negotiation and Litigation
  • Right of Way Design Plan Analysis and Eminent Domain Defense

The Overton Firm has assisted in legal & construction related issues with:

  • The City of Denton, Texas
  • City of Little Rock Waste Water/Central Arkansas Water
  • Arkansas Dept. of Environmental Quality (ADEQ)
  • Arkansas Contractor's License Board (ACLB)
  • Department of Labor (DOL)
  • Arkansas Highway Department
  • Best Western Hotels
  • La Quinta Hotels
  • Comfort Suites (Choice Hotels)
  • Holiday Inn & Holiday Inn Express (IHG Hotels)
  • Country Inn and Suites (Carlson Hotels)