Wesley A. Cottrell has been successfully practicing law for over 29 years. Born in Springdale, Arkansas and raised in Baxter Springs, Kansas, Wes is licensed to practice law in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma.
Wes earned his B.A. from Pittsburg State University in 1981 and his J.D. from the Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kansas in 1985. He was admitted to practice law in Kansas in 1986, in Missouri in 1987, in Arkansas in 1989, and Oklahoma in 1993.
He is licensed to practice law in the United States District Court for the District of Kansas, eastern Arkansas, western Arkansas, and western Missouri. He was Deputy Prosecuting Attorney in Crawford County, Kansas from 1987-1989.
Wes lives in Rogers, Arkansas with his wife, Shelly, and their two daughters, Kennedy and Gabby. He is active in his community, and is regularly asked to teach courses to other attorneys on personal injury and workers’ compensation litigation.
Memberships and Associations:
National Organization of Social Security Representatives
Benton County Bar Association
Arkansas Bar Association
The Missouri Bar
Kansas Bar Association
Oklahoma Bar Association
Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association
American Association of Justice
Past president of the Benton County, Arkansas American Cancer Society
Past board member of the Northwest Arkansas Adult Development Center
Current board member of the Down Syndrome Connection of Northwest Arkansas
Past Board Member of the Rogers, Arkansas Little Theater