Toney B. Brasuell

Toney B. Brasuell

Little Rock, Arkansas

Toney is a founding partner of the law firm of Files & Brasuell. In 2014-2015, Toney was selected by Soiree Magazine as one of the best attorneys for criminal defense, by Super Lawyer Magazine as one of Arkansas’s Rising Stars, and by Arkansas Life Magazine as one of Arkansas’s best attorneys. Toney has represented hundreds of state and federal clients charged with capital murder, aggravated robbery, drug possession, theft of property, DWI/DUI, drug conspiracy, money laundering, and many more. He has tried numerous jury trials and bench trials, and has been highly successful in both. Toney is the Past President Arkansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, recipient of the Arkansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers President’s Award, 2011 and 2012, graduate of the National Criminal Defense College, and former Chairman of the Arkansas Bar Association’s Criminal Law Section.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Arkansas, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Arkansas, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Arkansas, 2009


  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law, Little Rock, Arkansas
    • J.D. – 2005
  • Millsaps College, Jackson, Mississippi
    • B.A. – 2001
    • Major: History


  • Arkansas Rules of Criminal Procedure, Arkansas Bar Association, 2014
  • Arkansas Criminal Case Law Update, Pulaski County Bar Association, 2015

Honors and Awards

  • AACDL President’s Award Recipient, 2011
  • AACDL President’s Award Recipient, 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Arkansas Bar Association, Member, 2005 – 2015
  • Arkansas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Past President, 2008 – 2015

Ancillary Businesses

  • Publisher of the Arkansas Court Bulletin, a legal publication


  • Kappa Sigma