Frank Bailey grew up on a farm in Marion County Arkansas. His hereford bull, Zato, won the grand prize at the Baxter County Fair in 1964. As a boy, Frank learned to split rails, course bees, and drive a tractor. Frank started fly fishing for brim when he was 10 and continues to fish when he gets a chance. After college, Frank was drafted into the Army. He was attached to the 101st Airborne Division in Vietnam.
After receiving an Honorable Discharge from the Army, Frank attended the University of Arkansas law school, located in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
After law school, Frank began practicing law on the square in Mountain Home, Arkansas. Those were the days of carbon paper and manual type writers. It wasn’t long until his practice grew. Now, Frank has over 30 years of experience in trying personal injury cases.
In 1988, after sitting for a day long exam, Frank became Board Certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Frank has been appointed three times by the governor of Arkansas to serve as a Special Associate Justice to the Arkansas Supreme Court.
Currently Frank is the only Diplomate of the National College of Advocacy practicing in Arkansas. Frank is currently serving as the Vice President of the Mountain Home Chamber of Commerce. He is a member of the Baxter Regional Hospital Foundation Advisory Board and the Chair of the Good Samaritan Village Advisory Board. Frank is listed in the 2006 and 2007 editions of Mid South Super Lawyers. He is rated AV, Martindale Hubbell’s highest rating. Frank has been selected to be included in the 2008 edition of The Best Lawyers in America under the specialty of Personal Injury Litigation.
Frank’s wife Pat is Vice Chancellor at Arkansas State University Mountain Home. Pat has served as President of the Arkansas Two Year College Association, President of the Mountain Home Rotary Club, and President of the Mountain Home Chamber of Commerce. Frank and Pat have one cat, Abby, and one dog, Molly. Frank’s mother is 100 years old and has only recently moved into a nursing home.
Sach Oliver was named after Satchel Paige the famous baseball player. People often ask why there is not a “t” in Sach’s name and the truth is that his parents were afraid he would be called a satchel bag at school. Sach has been called everything under the sun, but most commonly Zack or Sack by his law school professors. Sach was raised in the small town of Viola, Arkansas and gives the credit of his success to his wonderful parents, Eddy and Jeanie Oliver and his grandparents.
Sach graduated from the University of Arkansas School of Law located in Fayetteville, Arkansas, in May 2006. As a law student Sach won the coveted “Best Oral Advocate” award in the National Trial Competition sponsored by the American College of Trial Lawyers by defeating students from the top 150 law schools throughout the United States. Sach served as Student Government President at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Arkansas where he received the Wilson Award for Outstanding Service. Sach truly has a passion for his wife Cody, public speaking and achieving greatness as a trial lawyer.