John C. Ogle

John C. Ogle


Practice Areas

Business Transactions
Corporate Law
Entrepreneurial Services
Mergers, Acquisitions, & Reorganizations
Professional Service Companies
Real Estate
Venture Capital
Private Equity
Private Placement of Securities and Emerging Markets



John Ogle comes to Smith Hurst after having practiced at a highly respected business litigation firm in Fayetteville, Arkansas. John’s practice now focuses on commercial transactions and corporate law.

John is a cum laude graduate of the University of Arkansas School of Law where he studied commercial transactions, taxation, business law, and estate planning. A Judge William R. Overton Scholarship Recipient, John also served as the Managing Editor of the Arkansas Law Review. Prior to his legal studies, John attended Hendrix College where he played for the men’s basketball and golf programs. He received his Masters of Arts in Accounting in 2016 from Hendrix College after graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics in 2015.


University of Arkansas School of Law
Juris Doctorate, cum laude (2019)
Arkansas Law Review, Managing Editor
James E. McDaniel Memorial Scholarship Recipient
Judge William R. Overton Scholarship Recipient

Hendrix College
Masters of Arts – Accounting (2016)
Teaching Assistant

Bachelor of Arts in Economics, (2015)
Member, 2015 SAA Champion Basketball Team


Identities Lost: Enacting Federal Law Mandating Disclosure & Notice After A Data Security Breach, 72 Ark. L. Rev. 221 (2019).