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After practicing law for over 3 years at George, Morris & Capehart, PLLC and 11 years at Dossey & Burke, PLC, Brian Burke started a solo law practice in Bentonville in May of 2010 with the goal of providing focused and practical legal services.

Brian is licensed to practice in all Arkansas state and federal courts, as well as the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.  Brian has significant experience in the areas of domestic relations (divorce, custody, child support, etc.), business and commercial litigation, business planning and formation, real estate transactions and litigation, personal injury, criminal law, and a variety of other areas.




Brian is a second-generation native of Bentonville, Arkansas.  He graduated from Bentonville High School in 1989, received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Central Arkansas in 1993, and received his juris doctor degree from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville in 1996.  Brian's practice has always been located in Bentonville.


Practice areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 40%
    19 years
  2. Business: 30%
    19 years
  3. Real Estate: 10%
  4. Estate Planning: 10%
    19 years
  5. Criminal Defense: 10%
    19 years



Hourly ($200/hour), contingent (25-35%), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Tina L. Adcock-Thomas

    I endorse this lawyer. Brian is a great advocate for his clients... he is a highly skilled attorney with the key combination of brains and heart.


    Tina Adcock-Thomas General Practice Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Sue Ann V. Newman

    I endorse Brian Burke. Brian is knowledgeable, conscientious and practical. I have no hesitation in referring my client to Brian for his assistance in areas of the law that I do not practice. Brian works hard for his clients and is well respected in the legal community.


    Sue Newman Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Burke Law Firm, P.A.

206 SW 8th Street, Suite 206
P.O. Box 1620
Bentonville, AR, 72712


ARAuthorized to practice199610/30/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyBurke Law Firm, P.A.2010 - Present
AttorneyDossey & Burke, PLC1999 - 2010
Adjunct ProfessorNorthwest Arkansas Community College1997 - 1999
AttorneyGeorge, Morris & Capehart, PLLC1996 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
Benton County Bar AssociationN/A1996 - Present
Arkansas Bar FoundationN/A1996 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Wright v. WrightReversed
Painter v. KerrAffirmed
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Arkansas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of Central ArkansasPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Residential Landlord-Tenant SeminarEviction and the Judicial Process in Arkanas2003