George J. (Jay) Bequette, Jr. 

Personal Injury Attorney in Arkansas

Phone: 501-374-1107

Facsimile: 501-374-5092



Personal statement

Jay Bequette is admitted to numerous areas of practice before multiple state and federal courts throughout the United States. Since he began practicing law in 1987, Jay has tried over 60 jury trials to verdict in federal and state courts throughout the country. He has tried hundreds of bench trials to verdict and successfully negotiated millions of dollars in settlements.


  • Arguing over 20 appeals in federal appeals courts, state supreme court, and court of appeals

  • Has represented parties in numerous arbitrations and mediations before various tribunals

  • Filing briefs before the United States Supreme Court

  • Represented two defendants in the Whitewater investigation conducted by Judge Kenneth Starr during the Clinton presidency


When out of the office, Jay enjoys golfing, weightlifting, and fly-fishing. He has been married to his wife Cindy since 1987 and has three sons: Jake, Sam, and Joe.

Areas of practice
  • General civil litigation

  • Complex litigation

  • Employment law

  • Education law

  • Business litigation

  • Business transactions

  • Products liability

  • Professional liability

  • Class actions

  • Personal injury


  • 1987, Arkansas

  • 1989, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas

  • 1997, U.S. Supreme Court

  • 1998, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit

  • University of Arkansas (Fayetteville) – J.D. 1987

  • University of Arkansas (Fayetteville) – B.S.B.A.(Finance) 1983

    • All Student Judiciary

    • Razorback Football Team (1979-1983)


  • Pulaski County Bar Association

  • Arkansas Bar Association

    • Chair, Member Benefits Committee, 2000-2007

  • AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®

  • Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Sixth Judicial District, Pulaski County, Arkansas, 1987-1989

  • Life Member of University of Arkansas-Fayetteville Alumni Association

  • Member of Arkansas Razorback Letterman's Club (President 1993-1994)

  • Performs pro bono work for Center for Arkansas Legal Services

  • Conducted numerous seminars on many topics related to education and employment law


Born: Lawrence, Kansas, June 7, 1961