A growing law firm in Georgia has hired Rogers attorney Jason Hendren to manage its new office in Northwest Arkansas. Hendren is a partner for Hall Booth Smith. Founded in 1989, the firm now has 25 offices in Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Florida, Tennessee, Oklahoma, New Jersey and New York.
The Rogers office is at 5417 W. Pinnacle Pointe Drive.
Hendren has more than 25 years of legal experience. He concentrates his practice on medical malpractice litigation defense and other complex health care matters. He previously worked for Wright Lindsey & Jennings in Rogers since 2014.
Ryan Blue is joining Hendren in the HBS office in an of counsel role. Blue spent the past eight years working in Rogers for Matthews, Campbell, Rhoads, McClure & Thompson, where he was a partner. Earlier in his career, Blue was an attorney in the Arkansas Department of Human Services, and he served as an assistant attorney general in the Arkansas Office of the Attorney General.
Hall Booth Smith opened its first Arkansas office in Little Rock this past July and has three attorneys. The firm employs approximately 300 lawyers.