I was born and raised in Arkansas; as a matter of fact all over Arkansas... Risen, Camden, Lake Village, Pine Bluff, Stuttgart and Little Rock. United Methodist minister's kids know how that is; every so often you just up and move.
While attending college, I worked in a wood-working shop and after college I was a carpenter for several years in northern California and Indiana. I think that I can probably still build a house from start to finish. Civil cases are a lot like houses; cases are only as strong as their foundation and you must never cut corners.
I married the love of my life in 1984 and we have been blessed with five wonderful and talented children. It is my love of family that motivates me to dedicate my career to taking on cases that ultimately leave my community and state safer for all families.
Some of the cases that I am most proud of have directly resulted in changes that have and will save lives. After a railroad crossing case early in my career, a local railroad company installed crossing guards at a dangerous crossing. My dram shop (illegal sale of alcohol) cases have caused liquor stores and bars throughout the state to establish strict procedures for checking IDs, preventing sales to minors and refusing to sell to intoxicated patrons. And, on more than one occasion, I have exposed seriously negligent health care providers and/or hospitals and I believe those cases make us all safer.
My hope is that throughout my career I will continue to build strong cases that make a difference and keep our communities safe.
Licensed since 1991
Contingent (25-45%), Free Consultation (120 minutes)
Bruce is an exceptional lawyer; best known for his aggressive advocacy and tenacious representation. One ideal characteristic about Bruce’s practice is that he only accepts a few cases at one time and that allows him to give extraordinary attention to his select clients. All of Bruce’s cases are important and have an impact on the safety of the community. If more trial lawyers practiced like Bruce, the reputation of the lawyer would be as golden as the days of Atticus Finch.
Sach Oliver Wrongful Death Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
Without a doubt, there is no better attorney in northwest Arkansas than Bruce Mulkey. He combines the talents of meticulously mining each case for every detail with the ability to keep his eye on the big picture. This combination always yields great - GREAT - results for his clients. Of course, Bruce is also the utmost family man and very dedicated to his community. He devotes his time and talents to helping others, wether professionally or personally, in a way I only wish I could.
Jeffrey Wood Litigation Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
|AR||Authorized to practice||1991||05/21/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers||2015|
|Best of the Best Northwest Arkansas - Top Five - Attorney||NWA Media - Arkansas Democrat Gazette||2014|
|Client Choice Award||Avvo||2014|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|Client Choice Award||Avvo||2012|
|President||The Mulkey Attorneys Group, P.A.||1991 - Present|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America||Premium Lawyer Membership||2015 - Present|
|Benton County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Arkansas Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|American Association for Justice||Member||N/A|
|Arkansas Trial Lawyer Association||Member||N/A|
|University of Arkansas - Fayetteville||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1990|
|Hendrix College||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1982|
|The Keys to Winning CLE||Ethics-The Gentleman is a Devil||2013|
|General Practice Capstone I Course||Presenter||2013|
|Litigating for Change and Community Safety||Finding the Dirt||2012|
|Premiere Trial Skills||Squeezing the Defense Expert Witness||2011|
|Encore: The Best of the Best||Dram Shop Talk||2006|
|Winning the Automobile Personal Injury Case Seminar||The Demand Letter: Making it Worth the Work||2002|
|Medical Negligence Trial Demonstration Seminar||Plaintiff's Closing Argument||2001|