About Our Firm

Friedman Law Firm, P.L.L.C. was founded in October of 2010, in Jacksonville, Arkansas. Despite its relatively young age, the firm has over 30 years of combined experience in a variety of legal services. The firm services all of central Arkansas and seeks to aggressively represent every client while offering excellent customer service at a reasonable price. It is our goal to work closely with clients to promote a pleasant working relationship by being accessible and by routinely returning phone calls as soon as possible. If you do not find all the information you would like to know on our website, please feel free to contact us.

Our Team


Friedman Law Firm, P.L.L.C. was founded by Craig Friedman in Jacksonville, Arkansas. The firm began as Vaughan and Friedman Law Firm, P.L.L.C. in October 2010 and has since branched into its own independent firm.

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Our team is comprised of 3 successful Arkansas attorneys, fully equipped to handle any part of the law that you are facing trouble in.

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Craig Friedman

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Mr. Friedman is a graduate of the William H. Bowen School of Law and was admitted to Arkansas Bar in 2010. In law school, Mr. Friedman had abstracts published in both the Arkansas Real Estate Review and the Arkansas Probate and Trust Law Review.

Prior to law school, Mr. Friedman graduated from Jacksonville High School and went on to earn a BBA in finance at the University of Central Arkansas.

Mr. Friedman has experience in case work on FELA, personal injury law, criminal defense, real estate, family law, and general civil litigation. His primary practice areas now focus primarily on personal injury, insurance litigation, and landlord/tenant disputes.

Mr. Friedman is licensed to practice law in all Arkansas State and Federal Courts and is also licensed in the Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. Mr. Friedman has successfully tried cases in multiple counties across Arkansas in a variety of areas of law. Additionally, Mr. Friedman has successfully argued in front of the Eight Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals which led to a jury verdict in excess of $780,000 in a case involving the wrongful denial of homeowner’s insurance claim for a total loss caused by a fire.

Mr. Friedman has been recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers for three years in a row: 2016, 2017, and 2018. He is a Champion member of the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association and is also a graduate of the ATLA Trial Academy. He is also an active member of the Arkansas Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and American Association for Justice, the Little Rock Air Force Base Community Counsel, and the Jacksonville Rotary Club.


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Stephanie Friedman

Stephanie Friedman is a graduate of William H. Bowen School of Law and was admitted to the Arkansas Bar in 2013. Stephanie is a member of the American Bar Association, Arkansas Trial Lawyers, and Pulaski Bar Association. While in law school, Stephanie was in the Legislation Subcommittee of Young Lawyers, a member of Arkansas Association of Women Lawyers, and the Member Director/Coordinator for the American Civil Liberties Union.

Stephanie attended Henderson State University where she obtained a Bachelor of Science with an emphasis in Finance in 2008, graduating with honors, and a Master of Business Administration in 2009. Stephanie was the Henderson State University Finance Club President and the HSU Portfolio Fund Manager.

Before joining Friedman Law Firm, Stephanie worked in the energy regulatory industry for seven years. Today, Stephanie primarily focuses on family law, probate law, and criminal law.


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M. Ethan Sartor

M. Ethan Sartor's emphasis in practice is personal injury and landlord/tenant law. Although Ethan has close family ties to the state of Arkansas, he is originally from the Memphis, Tennessee area, and attended the University of Tennessee where he graduated from in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History.

While at Tennessee, Ethan served as Philanthropy Chair and Historian of Sigma Nu Fraternity, Epsilon Eta Chapter. Ethan came to Arkansas to attend the UALR William H. Bowen School of Law, where he graduated from in 2016.

In Law School, Ethan served as the Vice President of Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity, and he also earned Top Paper Award for achieving the highest class grade in Advanced Bar Prep Skills. When Ethan is not at work he enjoys hunting, fishing, canoeing, and studying American military history.