Laura J. McKinnon | Arkansas Attorney

Attorney Laura J. McKinnon
Attorney Laura J. McKinnon has dedicated her life to fighting for the disabled and injured .

Laura J. McKinnon is a local attorney and the Senior Partner of McKinnon Law Firm representing thousands of clients throughout Arkansas and Oklahoma. Laura strongly believes that legal representation is for everyone and has devoted her professional career to this cause, successfully helping her clients get the benefits and compensation they deserve.

In 1984, Laura began her legal career handling Asbestos claims against corporate organizations. Four years later, in November of 1988, she founded the McKinnon Law Firm with the ambition to fight for the rights of the disabled and injured. Today, her litigation practice focuses on Social Security Disability, Auto Accidents, Workers’ Compensation, and Personal Injury.

Since 1984, Laura has built strong professional relationships with her clients and the legal community. Her Arkansas roots provide a deep understanding of the needs of the people and she has sculpted her professional career around the idea that a successful attorney cares for the clients, fights for the clients, and wins for the clients.

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Laura J. McKinnon


  • University of Arkansas at Fayetteville (B.A. 1981; J.D., 1984)


  • Arkansas, 1984;
  • Arkansas and U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western District of Arkansas, 1984


  • Personal Injury
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Social Security Law
  • Auto, Truck, Motorcycle Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries


  • Washington County Bar Association
  • Pope County Bar Association
  • Arkansas Association (Chair, Workers’ Compensation Committee, 1989; Chair, Social Security Committee)
  • Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association (President 1994-1995; Chair, PAC 1994; Membership Chair 1993; Chair, Administrative Law Section 1991; Founder, Women’s Lawyers Section 1995; Board of Governors, 1989-1995, Vice-President 1992-1993; Treasurer 1991-1992; Secretary 1990-1991)
  • American Association for Justice, formerly known as the Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Secretary/Treasurer, Council of Presidents, 1994-1995, Secretary, Social Security Section, 2011-12, committee memberships in Products Liability Committee, Consumers’ Coalition Committee, Publications Committee, and Substance Abuse Committees)
  • Civil Justice Foundation, Southern Trial Lawyers Association
  • National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (sustaining member)
  • Public Justice, formerly known as Trial Lawyers for Public Justice (Board of Directors, 1994-1997; Arkansas State Coordinator, 1993-1997)
  • National Organization of Veterans’ Advocates.

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