Debbie S. Denton, Partner

Debbie Denton is an accomplished litigation attorney, having practiced since 1997. She joined Anderson, Murphy & Hopkins in 2015.

Debbie is an active member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Board of Trial Advocates and is a fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.  She is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell and was listed as a Rising Star in Mid-South Super Lawyers from 2010 through 2012 and is listed in Best Lawyers in America and Arkansas.

Areas of Practice:
Insurance Defense Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Property and Casualty Defense
Premises Liability
Products Liability
Trucking Defense
Insurance Coverage Litigation

Litigation Percentage:
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions:
Arkansas, 1997
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Arkansas, 1998
U.S. District Court Western District of Arkansas, 1998
U.S. Court of Appeals, 2006

University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1997 J.D.
Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri, 1994 

Honors and Awards:
Listed Best Lawyers in America, 2020-2024
Listed, Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2010–2012

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Litigation Counsel of America — Senior Fellow
American Board of Trial Advocates — Member
Defense Research Institute — Member
Arkansas Association of Defense Counsel — Secretary, 2018-2019; Vice President, 2020-2021; President, 2020-2021
Arkansas Association of Defense Counsel — Member
Arkansas Association of Women Lawyers — Member
Arkansas Bar Association — Member
Pulaski County Bar Association — Member
Martindale–Hubbell AV Rating

Published Works:
Co-Author of Punitive Damages:  A State by State Compendium; Arkansas,
The DRI Defense Library Series (2009)

University of Arkansas School of Law; ABOTA Trial Practice Series, Direct Examination of an Expert Witness

William H. Bowen School of Law; ABOTA Civility in the Courtroom