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Bridges Law Firm

Our Attorneys

P.O. Box 7808
521 South Walnut Street
Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71601
Telephone: 870-534-5532
Facsimile: 870-534-5582
Ted N. Drake | James C. Moser, Jr. | David L. Sims | Joseph A. Strode | Cary E. Young

David L. Sims

Practice Focus
David Sims practices primarily in the areas of banking law, commercial transactions, commercial litigation, creditor’s rights, creditor bankruptcy, foreclosure, mediation and real estate law.
Representative Cases
  • Terra International, Inc. v. Tommy F. Robinson, et al – Represented Terra International, Inc. in this promissory note litigation before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas. Summary judgment was obtained against all defendants in the sum of $375,929.75, plus interest, attorneys’ fees and costs. The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the judgment of the U.S. District Court on appeal.
  • Pine Bluff National Bank v. Hamco Realty, LLC, et al – Represented Pine Bluff National Bank in this judicial foreclosure litigation before the Circuit Court of Pulaski County, Arkansas, regarding certain real estate in the Hickory Hills area of western Little Rock. Consent judgment was obtained both in rem and in personam in the sum of $2,113,969.02, plus interest, attorneys’ fees and costs.
Professional Background
  • Jefferson County Bar Association
  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Debtor-Creditor Bar of Central Arkansas
  • Marquis Who’s Who in American Law, 14th Edition, 2005-2006
  • Certified mediator, Arkansas ADR commission
  • American Cancer Society Relay for Life (Local Chairman, 1999-2000)
  • United Way of Southeast Arkansas (Director, 1992-1998)
  • Youth Partners of Pine Bluff/Jefferson County (Director, 2002-2006)
  • Rotary Club of West Pine Bluff (President,1995-1996; Paul Harris Fellow)
  • Boy Scouts of America (Assistant Scoutmaster, 2002-2014)
  • Greater Pine Bluff Chamber of Commerce
  • First United Methodist Church
David L. Sims

Contact Info

David L. Sims

315 East 8th Avenue
P.O. Box 7808
Pine Bluff, AR 71611

870-541-6123 Phone
870-534-5582 Fax

Practice Areas
Banking Law
Commercial Transactions
Commercial Litigation
Creditor’s Rights
Creditor Bankruptcy
Real Estate Law
J.D. (with honors), University of Arkansas School of Law, 1986
B.A. (cum laude), Ouachita Baptist University, 1983
Member, Arkansas Law Review, 1985-1986
Bar Admissions
1986, Arkansas
Arkansas State Courts, 1986
U.S. District Court, Arkansas, 1987
U.S. Court of Appeals, 1989
U.S. Supreme Court, 2005