Kristen S. Moyers

Kristen specializes in complex litigation and appellate advocacy, an area where she has special insight due to her former work as a law clerk for Arkansas’s highest court.


Professional Experience

Moyers focuses her practice on appellate advocacy and complex litigation. Before joining Wright Lindsey Jennings, Moyers was a judicial law clerk for Annabelle Clinton Imber, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Arkansas, where she assisted with appeals in all areas of the law. Since beginning her private practice in 2008, Moyers has continued to handle appeals spanning a broad range of substantive law areas in which WLJ practices, including debtor-creditor, products liability, commercial disputes, professional liability and premises liability. Moyers’ practice also involves complex discovery matters, including electronic discovery. Moyers has also represented WLJ clients in several professional liability matters, including representation before the Arkansas Office of Professional Conduct.

Moyers’ most notable recent experience includes the following:

  • Appellate counsel in foreclosure action concerning questions of Arkansas constitutional law.
  • Counsel for amicus curiae in automotive personal-injury action that resulted in adoption of the seatbelt defense in Arkansas.
  • Counsel for real estate agency, obtaining summary judgment on claims involving breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract.
  • Counsel for major automotive manufacturers in several asbestos product-liability matters in both state and federal courts.

Recognition

Moyers is a member of the American Bar Association; the Arkansas Bar Association; the Pulaski County Bar Association; Defense Research Institute (DRI); and the Arkansas Association of Defense Counsel.

Moyers was named a Rising Star by Mid-South Super Lawyers in the area of Appellate Advocacy from 2012 to 2016.  Moyers also received the highest score on the July 2006 Arkansas Bar Examination.

Community Involvement

Moyers has been actively involved in the Little Rock community for over 10 years. As a volunteer with the Junior League of Little Rock, Moyers has worked to improve the community with a special focus on women and children.  Her work with the League has included a recent term on the Board of Directors as Community Vice President, where she oversaw the League’s many community projects and committees.


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