REMEMBERING DONNA SMITH GALCHUS

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It is with heavy hearts that Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus, P.C. announces the passing of colleague and friend, Donna Smith Galchus. Donna passed away on December 4, 2016, after a brief illness, surrounded by family and friends.

Donna was a founding member of CGWG where she practiced labor and employment law and immigration law. She was a loving mother, wife, and friend whose integrity earned her respect with clients and high regard within the legal community.

Her strong work ethic and involvement within the legal profession and community were hallmarks of her personality. She will truly be missed by all who knew her.

Welcome to Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus, P.C.

CGWG is one of the most prominent law firms in Arkansas, with attorneys in Little Rock and Northwest Arkansas. We practice as labor and employment lawyers and immigration lawyers, in addition to a number of other areas. These areas include insurance defense, construction, health care, products liability, transportation, commercial litigation, financial institutions, estate planning and elder law, and government and municipal law.

CGWG stands out amongst Arkansas attorneys. Our lawyers represent union and non-union companies locally, regionally and nationally – from Little Rock to Northwest Arkansas to Fort Smith to Jonesboro and beyond. CGWG has been named a top Arkansas law firm by Chambers & Partners multiple times for our work as labor and employment attorneys, as well as immigration attorneys. In addition, four members of our law firm have been named leaders in their fields by Chambers & Partners.

CGWG also represents Arkansas lawyers well on the list of the Best Lawyers in America with seven of our attorneys earning recognition. Likewise, CGWG was the first law firm ever named Business of the Year by Arkansas Business. And CGWG has been honored as an Ambassador at the Governor’s Work-Life Balance Awards after earning Gold-level distinction for three consecutive years.

Upcoming Events

Advanced Human Resources Training in Little Rock

Event Date: July 26, 2017

Advanced Human Resources Training goes beyond the basics to ensure that seasoned Human Resources Professionals, Managers, and mid-level to upper-level Supervisors know how to handle some of the recurring complicated problems in the workplace. Learn how to prevent legal nightmares while lowering turnover costs, improving productivity and motivating employees. Advanced … Read More »

Drafting Enforceable Non-Competes and Other Employment Agreements

Event Date: August 17, 2017

Join CGWG Attorney Greg Northen for an overview of current legal standards and best practices in drafting enforceable employment agreements.  Greg will give a short overview of the legal status of various employment agreements, as well as advice on additional factors such as the impact of utilizing certain provisions on … Read More »

Basic Supervisor Training in Little Rock

Event Date: August 29, 2017

Basic Supervisor Training is an invaluable tool to ensure that new managers – and those who simply need a refresher course in workplace law – remain aware of pertinent issues. Well-trained supervisors and managers reduce the risk that an employer will face a lawsuit. There is also a direct correlation … Read More »

Recorded Webinar: Medical Marijuana in the Workplace – What Employers Need to Know

Event Date: April 11, 2018

When the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment (AMMA) was passed last fall, it appeared to create more questions than answers for employers. The AMMA prohibits employees from ingesting marijuana or coming to work “under the influence” of marijuana. Yet the AMMA failed to address key issues for employer compliance, such as … Read More »

Recorded Webinar: Complying with the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment

Event Date: April 12, 2018

When the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment (AMMA) was passed last fall, it appeared to create more questions than answers for employers. The AMMA prohibits employees from ingesting marijuana or coming to work “under the influence” of marijuana. Yet the AMMA failed to address key issues for employer compliance, such as … Read More »

Recorded Webinar: Preventing Retaliation in the Workplace

Event Date: April 13, 2018

Are you surprised to learn that 45% of EEOC charges allege retaliation? The EEOC recently released its Enforcement Guidance on Retaliation and Related Issues and is focused now more than ever on this issue. Join CGWG Attorney Cindy Kolb as she helps you learn the elements of a retaliation claim, … Read More »

Recorded Webinar: HIPAA Check-Up! Covered Entities, This is for You!

Event Date: April 13, 2018

Learn about the latest action taken by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for HIPAA noncompliance. CGWG Director, Amber Wilson Bagley, will focus on areas to help you avoid HIPAA pitfalls in your policies and procedures, implement training for employees, and manage breaches if/when they occur. DATE … Read More »

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