Our Experience and Dedicated Attorneys
Brianne Franks is a Certified Mediator, member of the Arkansas Bar Association, and Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association. She graduated from Brigham Young University-Idaho in 2008 with a B.S. in Psychology. She earned her J.D. from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law in 2011. During law school Brianne interned for Judge Baker on the Arkansas Court of Appeals and Judge Moody of the United States Eastern District Court. She was admitted to the Arkansas State Bar in 2011 and the Eastern and Western United States District Courts in 2012. After law school, Brianne represented clients in both family law and probate matters. In her spare time, Brianne enjoys spending time with her husband, going camping, reading, and watching as many movies as possible.
Colton Gregory graduated from the University of Arkansas Bowen School of Law with his J.D. and was licensed to practice law in the State of Arkansas in 2013. Prior to law school, Colton graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Central Arkansas in 2010. Before joining the Law Offices of Alan LeVar, Colton worked as an Attorney at the law firm of Allen & Withrow, where he focused his practice on commercial debt litigation. In his free time, Colton enjoys teaching and training in martial arts. He is a 4th degree black belt instructor in the World Youn Wha Ryu Martial Arts Association, as well as a blue belt instructor at Gracie Jiu Jitsu Conway.
Jose Ruiz graduated cum laude from the University of Arkansas School of Law where he served as the Articles Editor for the Arkansas Law Notes journal and was a member of the University of Arkansas School of Law Trial Team. He also served as Vice-Chair for the Board of Advocates and coached the University of Arkansas Undergraduate Mock Trial Team. Prior to law school, Jose obtained his bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies from the University of Central Florida. Before joining our team, he clerked at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Arkansas, County Prosecutor’s office, and Clark Law Firm, PLLC. During his spare time, Jose enjoys going to the gym, rooting for his favorite sports teams, and seeing as many Broadway productions that come to town.
Ezra Smith graduated cum laude from the University of Arkansas School of Law where he served as Communications and Staff Editor for the Arkansas Law Notes Journal and as student representative to the American Bar Association. He also won the 2018 Altheimer Moot Court Competition, alongside his classmate Jake Holmes, and received awards for superior oral advocacy in both the 2018 Altheimer and the 2019 Boston Regional Moot Court Competitions. Ezra also worked as a student clerk for U.S. Federal District Judge Timothy Brooks during his third year of law school. Prior to law school, Ezra studied International Relations and Arabic at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. Before joining our team, Ezra worked at the law firm of Wales Comstock, representing motor carriers in personal injury cases. In his free time, Ezra enjoys spending time with his girlfriend, Alyssa, exercising, camping, floating, hiking, or reading history.
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Drew has practiced law since 1999 and has extensive litigation experience representing clients in injury and death claims and eminent domain cases. He currently practices at our Little Rock office, having previously practiced for 19 years at The Boswell Law Firm in Bryant, and before that, as a deputy prosecutor in Saline County. He graduated from Catholic High School for Boys in Little Rock in 1991, graduated cum laude from the University of the South—Sewanee, Tennessee, in 1995, and from the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville in 1999, afterwards writing the top paper on the Arkansas Bar Examination. Drew is licensed in both state and federal court and has membership in the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, the Pulaski and Saline County Bar Associations, and the Arkansas Bar Association, where he is a tenured member of the House of Delegates. In his free time, Drew can be seen pumping iron in the gym, riding his bicycle everywhere he can, and performing onstage at local community theaters throughout Central Arkansas.
Legal Support Staff
Andrea has been working as a litigation specialist for the past 6 years and has worked with Alan LeVar since 2010. She has prepared documents and discovery in complex litigation involving car collisions, large truck collisions, motorcycle and pedestrian versus car collisions. She has also assisted with wrongful death litigation, premises liability litigation and various other personal injury cases. Andrea graduated from Henderson State University in 2007 with a BA in Political Science. She currently resides in Arkadelphia with her husband and five Labrador dog-children.
Heather Hunter joined our team as a case manager in 2015. Since then she has taken the position of intake specialist. Recently married, she resides in Gurdon, AR, with her husband, Rhett Hunter, and 4 dogs: Jagger, Zoey, Blue, and Pepper. She enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with her family.
Delphie is a native South Arkansan from El Dorado, who loves to read, binge watch television shows, and create art in her spare time. She moved to the Arkadelphia area to attend school at Henderson State University in the fall of 2006 and fell in love with the town. In 2010, Delphie graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in English and continued her study in English literature, pursuing a Master of Liberal Arts degree. She married her Henderson sweetheart, Jacob, in the spring of 2012.
Delphie joined the LeVar Law family in 2016 and currently works in our accounting department. Over the past few years, she has taken on the roles of case manager, training coordinator, and technology support.
LeeAnn Rhodes is one of our Case Managers at our Arkadelphia Office. Before joining our team she spent over 10+ years in the pharmacy field dealing with medical and insurance-related claims. LeeAnn is also a licensed insurance producer in Arkansas, which is a great benefit to our office. LeeAnn has a passion for great customer service and will try her hardest to bring joy to everyone she meets. LeeAnn currently resides in Gurdon with her husband Kirk and their 3 kids, 2 pigs, and 1 squirrel dog. In her free time, she enjoys decorating, fishing, hunting, and attending her children’s sports activities.
Valeria is a case manager. She graduated from Ouachita Baptist University with a double major in graphic design and psychology. She has four nieces who she adores! She enjoys hammocking, hidden swimming holes, and bonfires with family and friends.
Ann Hughes is a Case Manager at our Arkadelphia office. Before joining our team, she spent over 18+ years as a licensed property and casualty insurance producer in Arkansas. Ann’s eagerness to provide great customer service is always her top priority. In her free time Ann enjoys spending time with her family, camping and travel.
Allison Crangle is a Case Manager in our Arkadelphia office. She is a licensed insurance producer, and worked specifically with commercial insurance before joining our team. Allison and her husband, Jake, reside in Bismarck, AR where they farm. They have three Australian Shepherd’s-Abby, Kate, and Hank. In her free time, she enjoys hunting and spending time on the farm with family.
Ana joined our team in January as an intern and later transitioned to case manager. She is a student at Henderson State University majoring in Public Administration and Spanish. In her spare time, she enjoys catching up on new tv shows, watching movies, reading, doing puzzles, and spending time with her family.
Ginger Overturf is a case manager. She graduated from the University of Arkansas with degrees in psychology and sociology. Before joining our team, Ginger spent 5+ years in medical billing, and has also worked as an executive director for a non-profit organization. Ginger loves helping others. She and her husband, Mark, have 3 kids and 1 daughter-in-law. Ginger enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, and cooking.
Ashley joined our team in 2019 as a marketing specialist. Ashley graduated from Henderson State University with a degree in Business Administration; an emphasis in Marketing and Management. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Kyle, and their two dogs, Blu and Chewie.