Justin W. Harper
Justin W. Harper is an associate attorney who concentrates his practice on the areas of Family Law and Legislative and Governmental Affairs. Justin joined Kamps & Stotts in June 2018. Prior to joining the firm, Justin served as the Law Clerk for the Honorable W. Michael Reif of the 6th Judicial Circuit, 13th Division from October 2016 until June 2018. During his time as law clerk, Justin oversaw more than 1,200 cases involving a wide array of family law, probate, and civil issues.
Justin graduated from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, Arkansas in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a minor in Public Administration. Between graduating from the University of Central Arkansas and beginning law school, Justin served as a Field Representative for United States Senator Mark Pryor. Justin received his juris doctor from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock – William H. Bowen School of Law in May of 2016 where he graduated cum laude and was a William H. Bowen Scholar. While attending the law school, he was a member of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law - Law Review, serving as Associate Editor, and held leadership roles in Phi Alpha Delta Fraternity and the Public Interest Law Society.
Throughout law school, Justin was employed at firms operating in both civil and criminal practice, as well as, various government entities. His positions include the Arkansas Attorney General, the Pulaski Public Defender, Dover Dixon Horne, PLLC, and the Office of Governor Mike Beebe.
Justin’s publications include A Spirited Revolution: Local Option Elections and the Impending Death of Prohibition in Arkansas, 38 U. Ark. Little Rock L. Rev. 527 (2016).
Justin is a native Arkansan, growing up in Benton, Arkansas, and a graduate of Catholic High School for Boys in Little Rock, Arkansas. Currently, he resides in Little Rock with his wife, Lindsay, and his two dogs, Violet and Duke. When he is not passionately advocating for his clients, Justin enjoys spending time outdoors, duck hunting, golfing, cooking, and cheering on the Arkansas Razorbacks.