Little Rock Soirée • Women To Watch 2018
Kathleen M. McDonald
women to watch 2018

Kathleen M. McDonald

Managing Partner

Beacon Legal Group PLLC

At 17, the main reason I was in Little Rock was my family; plus a full scholarship, including study abroad, from the Donaghey Scholars Program at UA Little Rock, and an awesome job at Aristotle Inc., where I got any geek cred I have. Twenty years later, I’m still here mainly because of my family, but also because of my awesome job helping businesses and individuals in Arkansas and around the globe navigate the labyrinth that is immigration law, and my involvement in my community through groups like the Little Rock Police Foundation, the Chamber’s Hispanic Business Committee and Think Big Little Rock.

Kathleen M. McDonald

pressing questions

Kathleen M. McDonald

It's all in the details...

Neighborhood you live in

Quapaw Quarter


Little Rock

Last good read

“Into the Beautiful North” by Luis Alberto Urrea

Favorite Food

Supreme pizza or Venezuelan empanadas

Favorite Lunch Spot

My desk?

First thing you do at the office each morning

Check email

Last splurge

The Broadmoor


Chill with my peeps, dance salsa, read fiction

Dream Vacation

Around the world, a few countries at a time

Favorite Song

So many! Maybe “Canta Trompeta Querida” by Arturo Sandoval or Stevie Wonder’s “As”


Kathleen is just one woman to watch in 2018


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