Where Expectations Meet Outcomes


Watts, Donovan, Tilley & Carson, P.A., is a nationally acclaimed law firm of litigation specialists, offering the highest quality trial, appellate, and mediation services for the risk industry, the business community, and the Arkansas bar.

WDT’s award winning accomplishments and national reputation establish it as one of the premier litigation firms in Arkansas.

The three founding partners, Richard Watts, David Donovan, and Jim Tilley,
are each:

The firm’s credentials include:

David Donovan and Richard Watts are both Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Richard Watts is former president of the Arkansas chapter.

Staci Dumas Carson is recognized in Super Lawyers, Mid South and Best Lawyers in America.

John Pleggeof counsel, retired Arkansas trial judge, has been recognized as the outstanding trial judge in Arkansas (1991).

The firm’s accomplishments were earned through years of experience in the courtroom, and reflect our unwavering commitment to our clients. WDT earned its reputation by approaching every case, large or small, with a dedication to excellence in the representation of our clients.

WDT’s commitment to its clients is facilitated by the personal touch of small firm intimacy and the sophistication of big firm expertise.