Teaven Stamatis, Attorney
Teaven Stamatis is an attorney with the Law Group of Northwest Arkansas PLLC. Raised in Searcy, Arkansas, Teaven earned his undergraduate degree from Harding University in 2003 with a B.A. in Social Science and History. Following a very brief foray into public school education as a 6th grade reading teacher in Lonoke, Arkansas, Teaven then set off on an inter-continental backpacking trip from Bangkok, Thailand to Western Europe with stints in mainland China and along the transcontinental railroad from Beijing, China to Moscow, Russia.
Returning state-side, Teaven entered law school at the University of Arkansas, earning his J.D. in 2007. During law school, Teaven served as a summer intern for the Honorable Chief Justice Jim Hannah at the Arkansas Supreme Court and was also a member of the Arkansas Law Review. After law school, Teaven served as a temporary law clerk for the Honorable Jim Gunter of the Arkansas Supreme Court.
Since 2009, Teaven has represented financial institutions throughout the State of Arkansas from the state district court level to the Arkansas Supreme Court as well as in federal district court, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, and bankruptcy court. He has tried numerous cases on behalf of creditors, including adversary proceedings in bankruptcy court, and he has successfully litigated multiple appeals on behalf of his clients. Teaven is licensed in the State of Arkansas, the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas, the United States Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.
Outside of work, Teaven spends most of his time with his family including his wife, Melissa, and daughter, McKenzie.