James L. Tripcony established the Tripcony Law Firm, the firm that is now known as Tripcony May, in 1980, and practices family law. Mr Tripcony has been admitted to practice before the United Stated Supreme Court, and appeared before the full Supreme Court on June 14, 2006. Mr. Tripcony has been voted by other attorneys in Arkansas as one of the best divorce attorneys in this state. He has also been recognized in Little Rock Soiree as one of the Best Lawyers in Family Law and recognized by Arkansas Life Magazine as a reader’s choice attorney.
Mr. Tripcony has extensive experience both in trial advocacy and settlement negotiations, having represented hundreds of clients in cases involving many varied issues. Mr. Tripcony has practiced in courts in all geographic areas of the state and has been granted special permission from courts in Texas and Mississippi to practice in courts in those states.
His clients come from nearly every state of the union and from many foreign countries. He has taught at seminars for the Arkansas Bar Association, and was invited by the Bar to present at a seminar entitled “The Best of CLE (Continuing Legal Education).” He is a member of the Family Law section of the Arkansas Bar Association. He has taken specialized courses in the areas of bankruptcy as it relates to divorce, division of retirement benefits, tax aspects of divorce, interstate collection of child support, interstate and international child custody disputes, and valuation of business entities.

Attorney at Law
Admitted to bar, 1980, Arkansas

Arkansas Bar Association
American Bar Association


Indiana University, Indiana
B.A., Sociology and Radio & Television

J.D., University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law

Practice Areas

Divorce, Military Divorce, Alimony, Orders of Protection, Child Custody, Restraining Orders, Grandparent Rights, Child Support, Visitation Issues, Paternity, Spousal Support, Central Registry Appeals, Guardianship, Adoption