Steven W. Quattlebaum was honored as the Defense Lawyer of the Year by the Arkansas Association of Defense Counsel (AADC) at the 2023 Annual Meeting held August 3-4 in Bentonville, Arkansas. The award was presented by QGT Member and AADC Secretary, Tom Wyatt. The AADC Defense Lawyer of the Year is awarded annually to an Arkansas defense lawyer who best exemplifies the mission and objectives of the AADC. The lawyer assists members of the Arkansas defense bar in the exchange of information, ideas, and techniques to handle defense litigation, elevates the standards of trial practice in Arkansas and nationally, adheres to the highest standards of trial conduct and courtroom manners, supports and works for the improvement of the adversary system in our state and federal courts, and works to increase the quality of the service and contribution that the legal profession renders to the clients, adversaries, the local community, and Arkansas.
AADC is an organization of lawyers in Arkansas whose work focuses primarily on defense litigation and whose objectives include elevating the standards of trial practice in Arkansas and working for the improvement of the adversary system of jurisprudence in our courts.