Murphy, Thompson, Arnold, Skinner & Castleberry

Murphy, Thompson, Arnold, Skinner & Castleberry

General Practice Lawyers Serving Arkansas

Firm Overview

Established in Batesville in 1956
The oldest firm in Batesville, the law office now known as Murphy, Thompson, Arnold, Skinner & Castleberry was founded by W.D. Murphy, Jr. (deceased, 1987) and W.J. "Bill" Arnold (deceased, 1969) in 1956. Our firm provides comprehensive legal representation to clients in civil or criminal disputes and transactions.

Strong representation across a range of practice areas
Murphy, Thompson, Arnold, Skinner & Castleberry is a full-service law firm with the legal savvy necessary to negotiate transactions and try cases in municipal, state and federal courts. Our lawyers are well versed in the practice of:
-Personal injury law
-Social Security law
-Family law
-Real estate law
-Probate law
-Criminal defense
-Commercial litigation
We also do appellate work, both for cases we litigated at the trial court level and for cases litigated at the trial court level by other lawyers. As a team, we take pride in our professional nature we are responsive to clients' concerns, perform diligent research to ensure our strategy is tailored to the specifics of your case, and are aggressive at the negotiation table or in court when the need arises.

Our relationship with other law firms
In addition to our work with referrals, repeat and long-term clients, we frequently assist lawyers from other counties or states who need trustworthy counsel. Each of our attorneys possesses extensive firsthand knowledge of the justice system, and we litigate cases throughout Arkansas.

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Main Office

Main Office
1141 East Main Street, Suite 300, P.O. BOX 2595
Batesville, AR 72501



Personal Injury

Personal Injury and Social Security Lawyers Serving Arkansas

Personal injury
If you have been injured as a result of someone else's careless or negligent actions, a lawyer from Murphy, Thompson, Arnold, Skinner & Castleberry may be able to help you collect damages from liable parties. Our Batesville attorneys have more than 100 years of collective experience with injury claims and possess a thorough understanding of Arkansas personal injury law. We frequently work with clients whose personal injury claims involve:
-Automobile accidents
-Trucking accidents
-Dangerous or defective products
-Workplace injuries
-Jones Act and maritime injuries
-Motorcycle accidents
-Wrongful death
We provide prompt, effective counseling to ensure your claim is filed within the state's statute of limitations for personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits. Additionally, we operate on a contingency fee basis for all personal injury cases which means that you pay nothing for our services until you receive a favorable verdict or settlement.

Social Security
Individuals who are unable to work for at least a year may be eligible to collect Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits from the United States government. Similarly, individuals who are blind, disabled or elderly and have limited income or resources may be able to collect Supplemental Security Income (SSI). The Social Security Administration bases their decision to grant or deny your application for aid based on the exact nature of your illness or injury as well as your:
-Previous work experience
-Ability to work another job
-Medical records

While these programs are indisputably beneficial, many applications from deserving parties are rejected during the initial application process. Our attorneys help clients prepare and file their initial paperwork, present hearings for you, and appeal unfavorable decisions to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve.

Casey Castleberry

Murphy, Thompson, Arnold, Skinner & Castleberry

Born Augusta, Arkansas, May 19, 1978; admitted to bar, 2003, Arkansas and U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas; 2008, U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit

Education: University of Arkansas (B.S., 2000; J.D., 2003)

Member: Arkansas and American Bar Associations

Practice areas: Personal injury; products liability; insurance law; probate; criminal law; general civil practice; Social Security disability; appeals; commercial litigation


University of Arkansas