About Our Firm

McDaniel, Wolff & Benca, PLLC is a full-service law firm based in Little Rock, Arkansas serving individuals, families and businesses of all sizes. Our attorneys combine their legal, political and professional experiences into client-focused and results-based services. We place a premium on developing and maintaining long-term relationships with our clients. With decades of combined experience, we have the knowledge and experience necessary to offer our clients the highest caliber of legal services. We are Little Rock lawyers offering premier services to the entire state of Arkansas and beyond. If we can be of assistance, please call us today at 501-954-8000, or submit an inquiry via our contact form available here.

Little Rock Lawyers

Three long-standing law firms based in Little Rock, Arkansas merged to become what we are today. The three merging firms consisted of McDaniel, Richardson & Calhoun, PLLC, having a focus on government relations and civil litigation, Wolff & Ward PLLC, specializing in tax, business law and estate planning, and Benca & Johnston PLLC which practiced in the area of criminal law and family law. The resulting firm moved into a brand new office building in downtown Little Rock Arkansas in late 2019.

Former Attorney General Dustin McDaniel heads our government relations and civil litigation practice, which includes Scott Richardson and Bart Calhoun. Their clients include some of America’s largest technology companies, medical marijuana start-ups, international healthcare organizations, manufacturers, multi-state retailers, states and municipalities, school districts, as well as clients engaged in highly regulated industries such as tobacco and casino gaming.

Rufus Wolff and Vince Ward lead our tax, corporate law and estate planning practice. Their clients include some of the state’s most respected manufacturers, multi-state retailers, real estate developers, securities institutions, logistics firms, and high net worth individuals. This practice division offers sophisticated and innovative tax counseling on all levels of federal, state, and local taxation. Our team of tax attorneys provides the highest level of counseling in all areas of taxation, including IRS controversies, employee benefits, business start-up planning, securities law, asset protection, mergers and acquisitions, commercial real estate leasing, business succession planning, and much more. 

Patrick Benca and Jessica Duncan Johnston lead our criminal defense and family law practice. Patrick and Jessica have extensive experience in state and federal cases, and their team provides high quality representation in all areas of criminal defense, ranging from white collar crime and public corruption cases to drugs, violent offenses and criminal appeals. Patrick and Jessica’s team also handles family law cases, including divorces, child custody, alimony, paternity, adoptions and much more.

With decades of legal experience, we are Little Rock lawyers that possess a unique set of skills as part of our commitment to provide the highest quality legal services. When faced with legal challenges, put your confidence in our experience and record of success. 

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