Meagan Burns

Meagan Burns

Attorney
Location:
Benton, Arkansas
Phone:
501-574-9945
Fax:
501-778-4429
Email:

Meagan is a Partner at our firm. She went to law school because she felt she had the capability and the duty to help those in need of legal services, and she strives to make a real difference in the lives of our clients.

Meagan graduated Magna Cum Laude from Arkansas Tech University where she was a member of the University Honors Program. She received her legal education from the Bowen School of Law in Little Rock and graduated with Honors. While at Bowen, Meagan was selected for a wide variety of clerkships, and she worked at some of Arkansas's most prestigious firms as well as various government agencies. Before law school, Meagan helped start and run a business in Northwest and Central Arkansas, giving her invaluable insight into the many business needs of our clients.

In addition to achieving academic excellence, Meagan was a member of the UALR Law Review and served as an Assistant Research Editor. She is a member of the law fraternity Delta Theta Phi, serving as both Vice-Dean and Dean while in law school, and she is a member of the Arkansas Association of Women Lawyers. She lives in Benton with her husband, Jack, and daughter, Molly, and is a member of First Lutheran Church of Benton.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Defense
  • Family Law
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Estate Planning and Administration
  • Appeals

Bar Admissions

  • Arkansas, 2014

Education

  • William H. Bowen School of Law, Little Rock, Arkansas
    • J.D.
    • Honors: With Honors
  • Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, Arkansas
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 2010
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: History

Published Works

  • Daniel v. Spivey, 2012 Ark. 39, UALR Law Review
  • Strain v. State, 2012 Ark. 42, UALR Law Review
  • Sullivan v. State, 2012 Ark. 74, UALR Law Review

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • First Lutheran Church of Benton, Member

Languages

  • English

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Delta Theta Phi