The attorneys at Bassett Law Firm LLP consider service to the people of Fayetteville and the surrounding region to be vital to their legal practice and to their role as active and responsible members of their community. The firm is a leader in professional and civic affairs.
In addition to its traditional law practice and service to clients, Bassett Law Firm LLP encourages its members to contribute time and resources to professional service organizations and the community. In the past, four partners of the firm have served tenures as President of the Washington County (Arkansas) Bar Association, and three others have served in the Arkansas Bar Association’s House of Delegates. Several attorneys at the firm are also members of Inns of Court to help mentor young attorneys entering the profession. Several members of the firm also donate time and financial support to pro bono legal services through Legal Aid of Arkansas for those unable to pay for needed legal services. In furtherance of its commitment to the legal profession, Bassett Law Firm LLP also annually sponsors the Trial Advocacy scholarship prize to a student selected by the faculty at the University of Arkansas School of Law. The firm was also proud to make a gift of $100,000 to the law school for the W.W. Bassett, Jr. Classroom.
In complement to its professional work and service, Bassett Law Firm LLP is dedicated to the state and local communities in which its members live. Countless hours of volunteer work and service are provided by the attorneys at the firm. Bassett Law Firm LLP is a member and supporter of the local Chamber of Commerce and the local Fayetteville Education Foundation. Partners at the firm have also served on the Washington County Quorum Court, the Fayetteville City Council, the Fayetteville Planning Commission and the Beaver Lake Water District Board. The firm’s lawyers have been active in non-profit organizations from both a time and financial standpoint, and have acted as chair of the annual United Way fund drive, volunteered as board members of various community entities, and actively volunteered in area youth-athletic leagues.