Nicole Chapman is an attorney at Smith Hurst, PLC. Her practice focuses on entrepreneurial services including business formation and taxation, governance, contracts and transactions; mergers and acquisitions; venture capital and private placement of securities; executive compensation; real estate and international tax. Nicole holds a Masters of Law in Taxation degree (LL.M.) from New York University School of Law and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Arkansas School of Law. Prior to attending law school, she attended the University of Arkansas where she graduated with honors in 2008 with a B.A. in Psychology. Nicole currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Northwest Arkansas Entrepreneurship Alliance. She has also been named to the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal’s 2013 “Fast 15” Class.