Kyle Akin joined haltom & doan after graduating magna cum laude from the University of Arkansas School of Law. While in law school, Kyle studied abroad in St. Petersburg, Russia with former Chief Justice of Arkansas Supreme Court, Howard Brill. He also clerked for Judge John Scott, 19th West Judicial Circuit, in Bentonville, Arkansas. Throughout his time at the UofA School of Law, Kyle was Staff Editor for Arkansas Law Review.
Since joining haltom & doan, Kyle has handled a variety of cases and has actively advocated for his clients—from drafting materialman’s liens in order to secure payment for an unpaid contractor to successfully arguing motions in limine in a breach of patent license agreement lawsuit. Further, Kyle has played critical roles in defending clients against patent infringement, including assisting in securing a successful jury verdict of non-infringement and invalidity. Most recently, in November 2017, Kyle was a member of haltom & doan's trial team in Network-1 v. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company that secured a complete defense verdict.
Kyle is licensed to practice in all Texas and Arkansas state courts, the Texas Supreme Court, Arkansas Supreme Court, the United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Texas, Northern District of Texas, Eastern District of Arkansas and Western District of Arkansas. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas, Texarkana Bar Association, Texarkana Young Lawyers Association, and the Texas Association of Defense Counsel.
Co-author of “Choosing and Courting a Jury: Picking a Jury in a Patent Case” – Texas Bar CLE course May 2018
Author of “The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is in a Pickle: A Review of Game Wardens’ Regulatory Power Following the Decision in Pickle v. State” – University of Arkansas School of Law May 2016
He completed his undergraduate at the University of Arkansas where he finished magna cum laude in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication.
- Business and Commercial
- Insurance Defense
- Intellectual Property
Areas of Practice
- Personal Injury
- Product Liability
- Materialman's and Mechanic's Liens
- State/Federal Interpleader
- Federal Motor Carrier