Smith, Cohen & Horan, PLC

Smith, Cohen & Horan, PLC

Fort Smith, Arkansas Business & Personal Attorneys

Firm Overview

In Arkansas and Oklahoma our law firm means business

The attorneys of Smith, Cohen & Horan, PLC, Fort Smith, Arkansas, have provided businesses and individuals with litigation, private client, and commercial representation services throughout Arkansas and Oklahoma since 1930.

Our job is helping businesses and individuals with legal solutions so they can focus on what is importantrunning their businesses effectively and ensuring plans are in place to take care of themselves and their families in the future.

SCH is one of the most experienced business law and private client service firms in this part of the country. We have been recognized as such by our peers, achieving the highest rating for legal and ethical standards -

AV Preeminent Peer Review Ratings by Martindale-Hubbell.

A solution oriented approach to your legal issues.

The lawyers of SCH act as counsel for two universities, several integrated poultry companies, motor carriers, insurance companies, regional banks, telecommunication entities, businesses and private individuals. We know how to protect your commercial and personal interests.

While we do not limit the scope of our services, SCH attorneys focus on the following practice areas

-Business law
-Employment law
-Comprehensive estate planning services
-Personal and business tax law
-Real estate, land use and zoning
-Environmental and agricultural law
-State and federal trial and appellate work
-Insurance defense litigation

We serve each client with the same dedication and commitment. By understanding the business needs and objectives of our clients, SCH lawyers are able to predict opportunities and avoid difficulties. Our goal is helping you find the solutions that you need. When you bring us your problem, our focus is on getting it resolved.

We are committed to building successful and lasting relationships with the people and businesses we represent. Whatever the business or legal situation, the lawyers of Smith, Cohen & Horan, PLC can provide timely and effective solutions.

Serving businesses and individuals throughout Arkansas and Oklahoma

Smith, Cohen & Horan, PLC provides litigation, business, and private client services to clients in Arkansas and Oklahoma. Contact us today at 479.782.1001 or online to speak to one of our attorneys on matters in the following counties:



Main Office

Main Office
1120 Garrison Avenue
P.O. Box 10205
Fort Smith AR 72917




In Arkansas and Oklahoma we mean business

Our job is to help driven, ambitious people with their legal matters so they can focus on what is importantrunning their businesses effectively.

A broad range of services

SCH provides professional representation to businesses large and smallranging from entrepreneurs seeking to commercialize on their ingenuity to the complex international financial transactions of large corporations.

Our attorneys have experience with

-Alcohol law and regulation
-Bank lending
-Board of director consultations
-Business acquisitions and sales
-Business planning
-Business structuring
-Commercial financing
-Commercial contracts
-Confidentiality and non-compete agreements
-Construction liens
-Construction litigation
-Creditors' rights/bankruptcy
-Environmental compliance
-Employee agreements
-Equipment leasing
-Formation of business entities, franchising and licensing
-General and limited partnerships
-Government contracting
-Joint ventures, limited liability companies
-Lender participation
-Oil, gas and mineral leasing
-Sales and distribution agreements
-Succession planning
-Supply agreements
-Tax planning
-Vendor contracts and zoning

The bottom line is for us to enable you to concentrate on your bottom line.

Robert Y. Cohen, II

Smith, Cohen & Horan, PLC

Areas of practice
-Tax law
-Probate law
-Corporate law
-Commercial law
-Business transfers

Admitted to practice
-Arkansas, 1975
-U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas, 1977
-U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 1980
-U.S. Tax Court, 1981

-Southern Methodist School of Law, LL.M., 1976
-University of Arkansas School of Law, J.D., 1975
-Hendrix College, B.A., 1972

Professional memberships
-Sebastian County Bar Association
-Arkansas Bar Association
-Professional Ethics and Grievances Committee, 19961997
-Arkansas Supreme Court Tax Specialty Committee, 19891999

Civic interests
-University of Arkansas Fort Smith Foundation Board of Directions, 2003-2010
-Fort Smith South Side Rotary Club USA, President,19851996
-Fort Smith Arkansas Area Community Foundation Board of Directors, 2005-2008
-City of Fort Smith Financial Tax Force, 1986
-Fort Smith Chorale Association, President 19861987
-Hendrix College Alumni Association, President, 19891991
-Fort Smith Girls Club, Board of Directors, 19871989
-Fort Smith Regional Playground for All Children, Inc., Board of Directors, 19891995
-Western Arkansas Ballet, Board of Directors, 1996
-Fort Smith Heritage Foundation, Board of Directors, 1998
-Cancer Support Foundation, President, 2000


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