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Chris W. Burks

Chris W. Burks

  • Employment Law, Family Law, Education Law
  • Arkansas, Texas
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Chris knows the law well. He understands how to carefully calculate the best route for his clients.
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Summary

Represent businesses and employees in breach of contract disputes and labor and employment law matters involving misclassification, minimum wage, overtime and off-the-clock violations across the county.

Licensed in Texas and Arkansas, and with federal court appearances in Ohio, California, Colorado, Pennsylvania, Georgia and Mississippi.

Weekly research, draft, and file pleadings and argue cases before state and federal court and administrative tribunals. Represent individuals and families in a variety of matters including successfully winning lawsuits against the City of Little Rock over taxi license monopoly and also over political fundraising.

Also has represented individuals and families in a variety of matters including child and adult guardianships, adoptions, custody and visitation disputes, child support cases, divorces with business valuation issues, as well as breaches of fiduciary duties in probate.

Represent political party and counsel client weekly on contract formation and litigation avoidance, state regulatory and election law, campaign finance and First Amendment law. Coordinate with multiple stakeholders and leaders across a large political and campaign structure.

Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Family Law
  • Education Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Arkansas
Arkansas Judiciary
ID Number: 2010207
Texas
State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 24105111
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Member Attorney
Sanford Law Firm
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Law clerk
U.S. District Court
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Education
University of Arkansas School of Law
J.D. (2010)
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Davidson College
B.A. (2010) | Political Science
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Texas # 24105111
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Arkansas Bar Association
Member
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Pulaski County Bar Association
Member
Current
Arkansas Trial Lawyer Association
Member
Current
National Employment Lawyers Association
Member
Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Is the Trend Back to Sovereign Immunity?
The Arkansas Lawyer
Speaking Engagements
Sovereign Immunity, Faulkner County Bar Association, Conway Arkansas
Websites & Blogs
Website
https://whlawoffices.com/
Blog
Legal Answers
1 Questions Answered

Q. sole legal custody parent has not gotten glasses or eye exam for vision impair son for a year. Can the NCP get legal cus
A: Thanks and the standard for a change in custody in Arkansas is a material change in circumstances. You could argue that the child's poor attendance and performance in school, coupled with worsening health amounts to a change in circumstances. There are many factors a Court will consider, but it is worth you speaking with an attorney based on what you decribed
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Cabot, AR 72023
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Conway, AR 72032
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North Little Rock, AR 72114
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Bryant, AR 72022
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