About Us

Douglas R. Jones (Doug) and Cynthia Orlicek Jones (Cindy) are married attorneys who have practiced primarily in the areas of estate planning and elder law since 1987.

ECAA Founders Doug & Cindy

Personal Experience

Welcome to our About Us page! We are Douglas R. Jones (Doug) and Cynthia Orlicek Jones (Cindy), seasoned Arkansas attorneys with over 30 years of experience specializing in elder law and estate planning. We are passionate about serving individuals and families facing the unique challenges associated with senior care and ensuring their legal needs are met with compassion and expertise.

Doug brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the realm of elder law. With a deep understanding of the intricacies involved in estate planning, he has guided countless families through the process of protecting their assets and securing the best possible care for their loved ones. His personal journey as a caregiver to his mother, Loraine, has shaped his empathetic approach and fueled his commitment to establishing a supportive community through Help Me Help Momma.

Cindy's dedication to elder law and estate planning stems from her firsthand experience as a caregiver to her mother, Tillie. Her compassionate nature and wealth of legal knowledge enable her to assist families in navigating the complexities of elder care. She understands the importance of holistic support, which led to the creation of Help Me Help Momma—a platform designed to provide education, community support, and encouragement for those on the elder care journey.

Together, we have counseled and guided numerous families, witnessing the diverse needs and challenges they face. We believe that legal issues are just one piece of the puzzle and that families require a comprehensive support system. With Help Me Help Momma, we aim to empower and uplift individuals by providing valuable resources, heartfelt stories, and a sense of community.

We invite you to explore our website, subscribe to our monthly e-newsletter, and engage with our blog posts. Whether you're seeking guidance on estate planning or looking for support in navigating the complexities of senior care, we are here to assist you every step of the way. Together, let's navigate the elder care journey with compassion, understanding, and a shared commitment to making a positive difference in the lives of seniors and their families.

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Meet Our Awesome Team

Douglas Jones

Douglas R. Jones (Doug) is an experienced Arkansas attorney specializing in elder law and estate planning. With over 30 years of practice, Doug has provided guidance and counsel to numerous families facing the challenges of caring for aging loved ones. 


His personal journey as a caregiver to his mother, Loraine, has deepened his understanding and empathy.

Douglas Jones

Founder, Attorney, elder Law Expert

Cynthia Orlicek Jones

Cynthia Orlicek Jones (Cindy) is a highly knowledgeable Arkansas attorney with a focus on elder law and estate planning. With more than 30 years of experience, Cindy has dedicated herself to assisting families in navigating the unique challenges encountered in senior care.


Her personal journey as a caregiver to her mother, Tillie, has given her firsthand insight into the evolving needs and complexities of elder care.

Cynthia Orlicek Jones

Founder, attorney, Elder law Expert

Matthew Burt

Matthew Burt is a multi-talented individual who plays a crucial role in our organization as a project manager, who is an expert in both Marketing and IT. With a wealth of experience as a former manager at one of the busiest Chili's restaurants in the nation, located in Chicago, Matthew brings exceptional organizational and leadership skills to our team. In addition to his professional endeavors, he dedicates his free time to his passions, including immersing himself in games, cherishing quality moments with his family, and delving into the fascinating realms of politics and religion through in-depth study.

Matthew Burt

admin, IT & Marketing Expert

Ashley Founds

Ashley Founds is a seasoned professional with extensive experience in long-term care, social services, and marketing. With a recent certification as an Elder Care Coordinator from Stockton University and a background in business management, Ashley brings a well-rounded skill set to her role with at Elder Care Attorneys of Arkansas.


Outside of work, she cherishes spending time with her family and currently serves as a caregiver for her father-in-law, further fueling her passion for assisting others in their personal and financial needs.

Ashley Founds

elder care coordinator

Sandy Walker

Sandy Walker is an invaluable member of our team, serving as our dedicated Medicaid Coordinator. With a rich background in elder care, she has honed her skills while working as an Activities Director at a prominent Skilled Nursing Facility, where she expertly catered to the needs of the elderly. 

In her leisure hours, Sandy finds joy in the company of her cherished family, actively contributing to her community through volunteering efforts, and relishing the beauty of the great outdoors. Her passion for compassionate care and her commitment to making a positive impact shine through her work and personal pursuits.

Sandy Walker

Medicaid coordinator

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David Miller is the epitome of a freelance extraordinaire, lending his exceptional talents to various aspects of our organization. From his expertise in website design, image/video editing, marketing, to his prowess in managing social media platforms, David seamlessly combines his diverse skill set to elevate our projects. In addition to his professional endeavors, his life took an extraordinary turn when he became a missionary in Europe, where he met his wife and started a beautiful family. Currently serving as a pastor in Estonia, David's dedication extends beyond the pulpit as he pioneers a new church called Hope. His commitment to spreading hope and making a positive impact is truly awe-inspiring.

David Miller

ui/ux designer, Freelance Extraordinaire

Elder Care Attorneys of Arkansas Resource Channels

Doug & Cindy publish free information to their clients via the following channels. You can access any of these by clicking on the links below.

Explore our blog to discover a wealth of valuable insights, practical tips, and heartwarming stories that will guide and inspire you on your elder care journey.

Join us on our YouTube channel for informative videos, engaging discussions, and empowering stories that will help you navigate the complexities of elder care with confidence and compassion.

Connect with us on our Facebook page to stay updated on the latest news, events, and resources related to elder care. Join our supportive community and engage in meaningful conversations with others who share a similar journey.

The ECAA Newsletter

Subscribe to our FREE newsletter and receive a curated selection of articles, tips, and resources delivered straight to your inbox. Stay informed, inspired, and connected as we navigate the world of elder care together.

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