The attorneys at the Fayetteville law office of Stockland & Trantham, P.A. have been serving the legal needs of individuals, businesses, and commercial clients in Northwest Arkansas for over 20 years in diverse areas ranging from banking and finance and business transactions to civil litigation and estate planning. Whatever your needs, our lawyers will provide complete legal representation with integrity, diligence, and a high degree of professionalism.
We serve as counsel to many corporations, helping them to maintain compliance with governmental regulations and representing them in major commercial litigation as it arises. Our firm represents several area banks, as well as major manufacturers, car dealerships and other retail businesses, and many service companies. The vast majority of our clients are people with whom we have built long-standing relationships by providing high-quality legal services with personal attention to every client matter.
Small businesses may not have the financial resources to retain in-house legal counsel or maintain a dedicated corporate legal department, yet they have the same need for on-going legal services as larger companies. Our firm strives to provide comprehensive professional services in a cost-effective and efficient manner to help small companies run their business and grow as large as they desire to be.
Our attorneys are admitted to practice in Missouri and Oklahoma as well as Arkansas, and frequently travel outside of Fayetteville to represent clients with needs in their local communities. Whether you are an individual or a business, you deserve competent, effective legal representation to help you achieve your aims. Contact Stockland & Trantham, P.A. to consult with one of our experienced lawyers regarding your legal needs.
157o East Colt Drive, Ste. 1
Fayetteville AR 72703
Civil and Commercial Litigation
Our transactional attorneys work to properly establish your business and proactively avoid litigation, but we understand that in the course of business, disputes will arise. When they do, you need them resolved in a cost-effective and efficient manner that does not drain vital resources, time and attention away from running your business. When business disputes require litigation or other legal intervention to resolve, our lawyers work to resolve the dispute in your best interests quickly and efficiently. Since 1986, our firm has been assisting clients in all types of business disputes, including:
Real Estate Transactions and Disputes, including title defects and suits to quiet title, mortgage fraud, construction defects, and easements and boundary disputes
Contract Disputes, involving vendors, suppliers, customers, employees, and competitors
Stockholder and Shareholder Disputes, including Derivative Suits
Director/Partner Disputes, including Breach of Fiduciary Duties, Usurpation of Opportunities, and the Business Judgment Rule
Employment disputes, including termination, trade secrets, and covenants not to compete
Attorney Thomas D. Stockland received his Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (1983) and his Juris Doctorate law degree (1986) from the University of Arkansas. Mr. Stockland went on to earn a Master of Laws in Taxation (1987) from Georgetown University.
Mr. Stockland represents businesses in every phase of their existence, from business formation to business succession planning. Mr. Stockland assists businesses with transactions in employment, real estate, and contractual matters, and represents companies in commercial litigation actions ranging from loans and collections to shareholder derivative suits. Mr. Stockland also performs estate planning services, including drafting wills and trusts and assisting clients with probate and estate administration and estate-related litigation.
Mr. Stockland is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, the U.S. District Courts for both the Eastern and Western districts of Arkansas, and the U.S. Tax Court.