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Attorney Josh Sanford

Josh Sanford practices primarily in the areas of employment litigation, debtor defense, and domestic relations, including trial work in cases arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Equal Pay Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. In 2005, Mr. Sanford was voted “Best Attorney” (tie) in a readers’ poll published by The Courier in Russellville, Arkansas. Subsequently, in 2008, Mr. Sanford served as the President of the Pope County Bar Association. In addition, Mr. Sanford has been a member of the American, Arkansas, and Pope County Bar Associations, the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, the National Employment Lawyers Association, the Russellville Kiwanis Club, and the Russellville Chamber of Commerce.

Mr. Sanford lives in Little Rock with his wife Kirsten and the couple’s children. When not aggressively advocating for a client in court, managing the growing law practice, or helping raise three young children, Mr. Sanford enjoys whitewater kayaking, adventure racing, hiking and disc golf.


Little Rock & Russellville

Place of birth:

Russellville, AR


Russellville High School. Wheaton College, B.A. in English, cum laude (1996). University of Arkansas at Fayetteville School of Law, J.D. (2001).

Bar Admissions:

  • Arkansas Supreme Court, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Eastern and Western Districts
    of Arkansas, 2001
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern and Western Districts
    of Arkansas, 2002
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 2010
  • U.S. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 2011
  • Texas Supreme Court, 2011
  • Colorado Supreme Court, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western
    Districts of Texas, 2012

Past & Present Associations:

  • Pope Bar County Association
  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association
  • The American Trial Lawyers Association
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Russellville Chamber of Commerce
  • Kiwanis Club of Russellville

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