Mary B. Matthews

MAry B. Matthews

Of Counsel
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Education 
University of Arkansas
BS Ed. 1975, Magna Cum Laude; JD, 1978
Arkansas Law Review, Assoc. Editor & Member (1976-78)

Bar Activities
Arkansas Bar Association
Women Lawyers Judicial Screening Panel (1980)
Reporter, American Bar Association Compilations on State Limited Liability Company and Partnership Laws and Limited Partnership Laws (1987-2002)
Reporters, Arkansas Bar Association revision of Arkansas Debtor-Creditor Relations Handbook (2002)

Other Activities
  • Professor of Law - University of Arkansas School of Law (1984-present)
  • Lowell Planning Commission, Chair (1979-1980)
  • Benton County Quorum Court, Justice of the Peace (1980) 
  • Lifestyles Board of Directors (1988-1997)
  • Lifestyles Foundation Board of Directors 
  • (1988-2003)
  • Advisory Board, Northwest Arkansas Junior League (2003-2004)
  • Earlene Scruggs Scholarship Board (2003-present)
  • Jones Center for Families (President 2001-2002, Board Member 2001-2004, Program Committee 2004-present 
  • Board of Directors, Arkansas Law Review and Association Journal, Inc. (1990-present)
  • Board, Arkansas Lawyer (2005-present)
Publications
"Financial Instruments Issued by Agricultural Cooperatives" USDA, ACS Report No. 68 (1988)
"A Review of Limited Partnership Law in Arkansas,"
41 Arkansas Law Review 189 (1988)
"Corporate Statutes -- Which One Applies?" 
13 UALR L.J. 69 (1990)
"Recent Developments in the Law Regarding Agricultural Cooperatives," 68 N.D.L. Rev. 273 (1992)
"Credit Cards - Authorized and Unauthorized Use," 13 Annual Review of Banking Law, Boston U. School of Law 233 (1994)
"The Arkansas Limited Law Liability Company -- A New Business Entity is Born," 46 Ark. Law Rev. 791 (1994)
"Derivative Suits and the Similarly Situated Shareholder Requirement," 8 Depaul Bus. L.J 1 (1995)
"Current Developments in the Law Regarding Agricultural Cooperatives," 1 Drake Journal of Agricultural Law (1996)
"The Shareholder Derivative Suit in Arkansas," 
52 Ark. Law Rev. 353 (1999)
Steve H. Nickles & Mary Beth Matthews, Payments Law in a Nutshell (Thomson West) (2007)
Steven H. Nickles & Mary Beth Matthews, Black Letter Outlines - Payment Systems (Thomson West) (2007)
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