Collins has a diverse practice that centers around complex commercial litigation, corporate law and estate planning.
Collins Hickman represents various commercial entities and individuals involved in business-related disputes. His more recent experiences include:
In his corporate practice, Collins assists clients on business entity formation, corporate governance and real estate acquisitions.
Collins also routinely advises clients on their individualized estate planning needs, including the preparation of wills, trusts, powers of attorney, healthcare directives and business succession planning. Additionally, he guides clients through the probate process.
Sports law is one of Collins’ passions. Since the NCAA amended its bylaws to allow student-athletes to profit of their name, image and likeness (NIL) for the first time in history, Collins has gained specialized knowledge in NIL compliance and contract drafting. On this topic, he served as co-author for “The Bank is Open for Collegiate Student-Athletes: What You Should Know About Name, Image and Likeness,” Arkansas Lawyer, Vol. 57, No. 4, (Fall 2021), pp. 32-36. He also spoke on the NIL landscape in collegiate sports at the 2022 Arkansas Bar Association’s Annual Meeting.
Collins was recognized as one of Arkansas Business’ 2022 “The New Influentials: 20 in Their 20s,” which puts the spotlight on talented young leaders in Arkansas’ business and nonprofit community.
He currently serves as a board member for the nonprofit Pulaski County Bar Foundation, whose mission is to support charitable and educational activities that help promote the ideals of the Pulaski County Bar Association and the community.
Collins is also is a volunteer coach for the Miracle League of Arkansas. He enjoys coaching the Double A Red Sox each Spring and Fall season.
While away from the office, Collins enjoys going to Lake Hamilton, watching the Hogs, and spending time with friends and family.
Collins earned his J.D. from the UALR Bowen School of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude in 2020. While in law school, Collins served as a member and compiler of the UA Little Rock Law Review and treasurer for the Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity. He is a member of the Arkansas and Pulaski County Bar Associations.
Collins was born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas and graduated from Little Rock Catholic High School. He earned his B.S.B.A. in Economics with a minor in Finance from the University of Arkansas, where he graduated cum laude. While in Fayetteville, Collins was a member of the Walton Honors Program in the Sam M. Walton College of Business and the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.
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