John P. Verkamp

Bar Admissions:  Arkansas


Mr. Verkamp has focused most of his practice on litigation, real estate, estate planning, probate, and government law.  He has over 27 years of experience as an Arkansas litigator and counselor.  Clients for whom Mr. Verkamp has provided assistance include cities, state agencies, state office holders, planning and development districts, intermodal authorities, solid waste districts, and other districts and facility boards.  He has experience in Federal and State tax issues, contract drafting and negotiations, governmental issues, and corporate formation and restructuring.

Mr. Verkamp is a graduate of the University Of Arkansas School Of Law and holds two Bachelor of Science degrees from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. 

Mr. Verkamp was a former member of the Arkansas House of Representatives where for his second and third terms he was selected as a top 10 legislator by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Newspaper.  Mr. Verkamp was chairman of the House Judiciary Committee and many other committees and subcommittees while in the legislature.  Mr. Verkamp has been selected for listing in the Mid-South Super Lawyers. 


University of Arkansas (B.S.A. 1987; B.S.A. 1988; J.D. 1991)


Arkansas, 1991

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit


Professional Activities and Recognitions

Chairman of Franklin County Election Commission

2003 and 2005 Top 10 legislator recognition by Arkansas Democrat-Gazette-Newspaper

Arkansas Bar Association

Super Lawyers® Mid-South

Advocate of Justice Award by Arkansas Prosecuting Attorneys Association

Guardian of Small Business Award by National Federation of Independent Business-Arkansas


Practice Areas

Civil Litigation

Real Estate Law

Contract Drafting and Negotiation

Construction Law

Estate Planning




Federal and State Tax Law

Insurance Law

Personal Injury

Family Law


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