Vicki S. Vasser-Jenkins
Vicki S. Vasser-Jenkins assists clients across the states of Arkansas and Missouri in the areas of estate planning, elder law, business and non-profit formation, corporate governance, special education law and family law. Before joining Wright Lindsey Jennings, Vasser-Jenkins was a partner of Matthews, Campbell, Rhoads, McClure & Thompson. She frequently presents continuing legal education programs, lectures at the University of Arkansas School of Law, and participates as a regular panelist for the Northwest Arkansas Emerging Leaders Board Certification Training.
Prior to having a successful legal career, Vasser-Jenkins worked as an accountant and financial analyst for ConocoPhillips (formerly Phillips Petroleum). Vasser-Jenkins is an Inactive Certified Public Accountant (Oklahoma).
During her time at the University of Arkansas School of Law, Vasser-Jenkins served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Food Law & Policy, a member of the Board of Advocates, and a member of the Trial Competition and Moot Court Committees. Vasser-Jenkins is actively involved in the Arkansas Bar Association’s Audit Committee, Women in the Profession Committee, Law School Committee and Law-Related Education Committee. She is also a representative in the Association’s House of Delegates. She is a Fellow of the Arkansas Bar Foundation and past Chairperson of the Young Lawyers Section.
From 2009-2015, Vasser-Jenkins served on the Board of Directors for the Rogers-Lowell Chamber of Commerce. During her work on the Board, she spearheaded the Chamber’s Membership Services Division. She was an active member of the Rogers Noon Rotary Club, where she is a past Membership Recruitment Chairperson and Board of Directors Service Projects Chairperson.
In 2013, the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal recognized Vasser-Jenkins in its annual “Forty Under Forty” selection. She is a graduate of the 2009-10 Leadership Benton County (Class 8). She received the 2013-14 Judith Ryan Gray Young Lawyer Service Award and the 2012-13 Frank C. Elcan II Leadership Award, given annually by the Arkansas Bar Association. In 2017, she was elected to a three-year term on the Arkansas Bar Foundation Board of Directors and also began a term as Vice-Chair of the Elder Law Section of the Arkansas Bar Association.
Mid-South Super Lawyers has acknowledged Vasser-Jenkins since 2009 as a “Rising Star” in the area of Family Law. She is a 2017 graduate of the Elder Law College, a comprehensive four-day program to help attorneys grow their knowledge and tools in the Elder Law arena, and is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.
Vasser-Jenkins is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Mercy Health Foundation of Northwest Arkansas and is the current Immediate Past Chairperson, a member of Mercy Planned Giving Advisory Committee and a member of Steering Committee for Women With a Mission Giving Society. She attends Grace Point Church in Bentonville, participates as a vocalist on the Worship Team, participated in Global Adventure ministries and is active in The Village women ministry. Vasser-Jenkins also serves as a Mentor with Saving Grace.