Experience. Skills. Results.
Aggressive. Honest. Direct.
Former Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
The Wilkinson Law Firm is a unique full-service law firm that serves the specialized needs of each client. The attorneys are Shane Wilkinson, Rachel Bush and Randall Wakefield. Each attorney is focused and dedicated to specific practice areas. The Wilkinson Law Firm has an outstanding reputation for aggressive representation and results.
Mr. Wilkinson is one of the very few attorneys in the Northwest Arkansas area whose practice is solely dedicated to criminal law. He has a vast amount of courtroom and jury trial experience and is known for his very successful track record in the courtroom. Mr. Wilkinson has given numerous statewide and national lectures to 100’s of attorneys from over 40 states on how to handle various aspects of criminal cases. He is the former Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for Benton County, AR where he served as second in command at the prosecutor’s office of 17 attorneys for a number of years. Mr. Wilkinson has handled every type of criminal case imaginable at the State and Federal levels ranging from Capital Murder cases to misdemeanors. This includes all types of homicides, various white collar crimes, aggravated robberies, kidnappings, all types of drug cases big and small, DWI’s, and many other cases.
Ms. Bush is one of the very few lawyers in Northwest Arkansas that has devoted her practice to immigration related cases, and her background is extensive. Ms. Bush worked for the Department of Justice and clerked for a Federal Immigration Judge in Memphis, Tennessee, one of the courts that hears immigration cases from Arkansas and others states surrounding Tennessee. During her time at the Immigration Court, part of the Executive Office of Immigration Review, Ms. Bush read pending cases, researched case law and legislation, wrote decisions of the Immigration Judge, and assisted with the administrative functions of the court.
Ms. Bush has successfully represented clients in the Dallas, Kansas City, and Memphis Federal Immigration Courts, where her clients have been granted relief from deportation, including termination and administrative closure of removal proceedings, granted legal permanent resident status, or retention of their green cards in the U.S. Ms. Bush has also won appeals to the Board of Immigration Appeals, BIA, for clients who had previously been ordered to be deported in Immigration Court. She also regularly represents clients in a wide variety of applications with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services offices, USCIS, with an exemplary record of approvals.
Ms. Bush is also multi-lingual and has worked with clients from all over the world. She is known for her diligence, perseverance, and passion for representing her clients and their families. She has a reputation for her knowledge of the complexities of the immigration laws and knowing how the process applies best for each family. She has been a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 2011, and is always up to date on the constantly changing immigration laws, policies, and benefits to best serve her clients’ interests.
Randall Wakefield’s areas of practice include family law, civil litigation and criminal law. Randall has proven success litigating numerous contentious divorce cases involving large marital estates, child custody, and spousal support. He has years of trial experience, yet he will always explore alternative dispute resolution in an effort to avoid unnecessary litigation time and expense. ln addition to family, Randall has extensive experience in civil litigation including personal injury cases, contract disputes, non-compete agreements, trade secrets, construction law, real estate and landlord tenant disputes, tractor-trailer accidents, eminent domain and condemnation cases. Randall is also one of the few attorneys in Northwest Arkansas who has experience representing motor carriers in cargo claims and has attended extensive training relating specifically to this unique area of the law. Along with family law and civil litigation, Randall has successfully defended numerous clients charged with misdemeanor and felony crimes including DWI and DUI, assault and battery, theft, shoplifting, embezzlement, and drug possession throughout his career. Randall began his career in these areas of the law at the law firm of Everett, Wales and Comstock located in Fayetteville, Arkansas and joined the Wilkinson Law Firm in 2012. He earned his undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Arkansas and his law degree from the University of Arkansas School of Law.
Mauria Kemper has devoted her entire career exclusively to family law. Mauria understands that when clients walk into her office, they are there to discuss what matters most to them, their families. She handles a wide range of cases involving divorces, child custody, guardianships, adoptions and other family law matters. Mauria has an immense amount of courtroom experience, successfully litigating family law matters throughout the state of Arkansas. Mauria is dedicated to providing skilled, honest and compassionate representation to her clients.
In addition to her work as a family law attorney at Wilkinson Law Firm, Mauria is one of a small percentage of certified mediators in domestic relations and probate matters. Through mediation, she is able to assist parties in finding cooperative solutions that are more beneficial for the long-term health of their families than the litigation process.
Mauria earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business from Ouachita Baptist University in 2001 and received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Arkansas School of Law in 2004.
The Wilkinson Law Firm is based in Bentonville, AR and handles cases all over the State of Arkansas. The Northwest Arkansas region is the firm’s primary practice area including: Bentonville, AR, Rogers, AR, Fayetteville, AR, Springdale, AR, Bella Vista, AR, Eureka Springs, AR. The Wilkinson Law Firm regularly accepts high profile cases from all over the State of Arkansas.