The Wilkinson Law Firm is a unique full service law firm that serves the specialized needs of each client. The attorneys are Shane Wilkinson, Michael Armstrong, 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.

Mr. Armstrong’s practice includes civil litigation, family law, divorce, child custody, and criminal law. Mr. Armstrong has handled many divorce and custody cases involving contentious custody and financial battles with great success. He has a reputation for courtroom success and currently serves the University of Arkansas School of Law as an Adjunct Professor, coaching the National Trial Competition Teams each year. Mr. Armstrong began his career in civil practice in Fayetteville, AR and Rogers, AR before joining the Benton County Prosecutor’s Office. While there, he served as the Child Sexual Abuse Prosecutor, and his practice focused solely on the prosecution of sex crimes against children. He handled several jury trials and oversaw dozens of felony sex abuse convictions. Additionally, he has a vast amount of experience in the corporate world, including spending seven years in management with FedEx in Arkansas, Tennessee, and Florida, and two years in management working for the Wal-Mart Home Office.

Ms. Bush is one of the very few lawyers in the Northwest Arkansas area that handles immigration cases, and her background is extensive. Ms. Bush worked and wrote opinions for Judge Pazar who is a Federal Judge in Memphis, TN that hears immigration cases from a multi-state region including Arkansas. Ms. Bush is also multi-lingual and has worked with clients from numerous countries from all over the world. She is known for her diligence, perseverance, and passion for 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. Ms. Bush also handles family law cases including divorce, custody, and child support cases. She brings the same level of commitment, integrity, and drive to these cases. Ms. Bush excels at negotiating and drafting settlement agreements and litigating complex issues in the courtroom.

Mr. Wakefield’s practice areas include civil and commercial litigation, family law, criminal defense, personal injury and wills.  Mr. Wakefield has extensive experience litigating cases involving contract disputes, non-compete agreements, trade secrets, construction defects, real estate and landlord tenant disputes, tractor-trailer accidents, cargo claims, guardianships, products liability, condemnation cases, and personal injury.  In addition, Mr. Wakefield has handled many contentious divorce cases involving substantial assets, child custody, child support, and spousal support with great success.  Mr. Wakefield is also one of the few attorneys in Northwest Arkansas who has a great deal of experience representing motor carriers in cargo claims and has attended extensive training relating specifically to this unique area of the law.  Mr. Wakefield began his career with the law firm of Everett, Wales and Comstock located in Fayetteville, Arkansas and joined the Wilkinson Law Firm in July of 2012.

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.

Contact the Wilkinson Law Firm for a free initial consultation at (479) 273-2212 or e-mail at The phones are answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.