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Kelsey K. Bardwell

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Harrison, AR

Sprott, Golden & Bardwell
602 N Pine St
Harrison, AR 72601
Phone: 870-741-3633
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021
Licensed in Arkansas Since: 2012
Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate (40%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%), Business/Corporate (10%), Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%), Estate & Trust Litigation (10%), Real Estate: Consumer (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Kelsey K. Bardwell is the managing partner of the Sprott, Golden, & Bardwell law firm, which has office locations in Harrison, Berryville and Clinton, Arkansas. A highly rated attorney with more than seven years of legal experience, Ms. Bardwell provides exceptional representation and support to clients across her region who have legal needs involving any of the following:

· Estate planning and probate

· Personal injury

· General civil litigation

· Banking and collections

· Business formation and transactions

· Contract disputes

· Real estate

Kelsey Bardwell has been the managing partner of Sprott, Golden, & Bardwell since December 2014. Prior to earning a Juris Doctor from the University of Arkansas School of Law, she earned a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Arkansas Sam Walton College of Business in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and a bachelor’s degree in Management and Marketing from Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri.

Kelsey handles a variety of matters including personal injury (tractor trailer, motorcycle and car wrecks), estate planning (wills and trusts), real estate and business transactions, business formation, contract disputes, banking and collection work, as well as general civil litigation.

In 2021, Kelsey was acknowledged by the Arkansas Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission as a Certified Mediator for Arkansas Circuit Courts in the Civil Divisions.

Kelsey is a native of Harrison, Arkansas, and has a passion for her community. She is a member of the Task Force on Race Relations, Rotary, and the Chamber of Commerce. She is a Commissioner on the City of Harrison’s Planning and Zoning Commission. She is an avid sports fan, and enjoys traveling with her family.

She was appointed in 2017 by Governor Asa Hutchinson to serve on the State Review Committee for Historic Preservation. She was chosen as Harrison Regional Chamber of Commerce’s “Rising Star” for 2018. In 2019, Kelsey was recognized as one of the Mid-South’s Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Kelsey also serves on the Arkansas Continuing Legal Education Board.

In 2020, Kelsey began serving a three-year term on the Board of Trustees of the Arkansas Bar Association.

Kelsey is licensed to Practice law in Arkansas and Oklahoma.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Business/Corporate
  • 10%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10%Estate & Trust Litigation
  • 10%Real Estate: Consumer
Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff


3 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2021

About Kelsey K. Bardwell

First Admitted: 2012, Arkansas

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Pro bono/Community Service

  • State Review Committee for Historic Preservation
  • Task Force on Race Relations, Rotary, and the Chamber of Commerce, Member

Educational Background

  • Master's of Business Administration- University of Arkansas Sam Walton College of Business in Fayetteville, Arkansas, 2008
  • Bachelor's Degree in Management and Marketing- Evangel University, Honors: summa cum laude, 2003


  • Kelsey was chosen in 2015 as one of the "20 Under Forty" professionals to watch in Harrison, Arkansas, Twenty Under Forty, Come Home Magazine-Harrison, Arkansas, 2015


  • Boone County personal injury jury verdict of $5.2 Million, affirmed by Arkansas Court of Appeals and Arkansas Supreme Court, 2017

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Kelsey was chosen as Harrison Regional Chamber of Commerce's Rising Star for her work in encouraging diversity in the public school athletics program., 2018

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Arkansas Certified Civil Mediator, 2021
  • Member of Arkansas Trial Lawyer's Association, 2017
  • Oklahoma
  • Arkansas
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Office Location for Kelsey K. Bardwell

602 N Pine St
Harrison, AR 72601

Phone: 870-741-3633

Last Updated: 9/7/2021

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