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John Paul Verkamp

John Paul Verkamp, American lawyer. Bar: Arkansas 1991, United States Dist.Ct. (eastern and western districts) Arkansas 1991, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1994. Named Pro Bono Attorney, Arkansas Volunteer Lawyers for Elderly, 1998.

Background

  • Verkamp, John Paul was born on June 10, 1965 in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States. Son of Herman Frank and Dolores Sophie Verkamp.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Scientific Agriculture in Agricultural Mechanization & Agricultural Business, University Arkansas, 1988. Juris Doctor, University Arkansas, 1991.

    Career

    • Associate attorney Walters Law Firm, Greenwood, Arkansas, 1991-1992. Partner Walters, Hamby & Verkamp, P.A., since 1992. City attorney City of Charleston, Arkansas, 1991-1998, City of Ozark, 1994-1998, City of Branch, 1995-1998, City of Ratcliff, 1995-1998.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Arkansas 1991, United States Dist.Ct. (eastern and western districts) Arkansas 1991, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1994.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Chairman annexation committee City of Ozark, 1998. Election commissioner Franklin County, 1998. Member advisory board Batter Women's Task Force, Fort Smith, Arkansas, 1998.

    Board directors St. Edward Hospice, Fort Smith, 1997-1998, Arkansas Child Abuse and Negligence Prevention Board, 1998. Member Arkansas Bar Association, South Sebastian County Bar Association (president 1997-1998).

    Personality

    Interests

    Writing short stories, poetry, hunting, fishing, landscaping.

    Connections

    • Married Darla Shawn, July 6, 1985. Children: Luke, Logan, Landon.
    • father: Herman Frank
    • mother: Dolores Sophie Verkamp
    • spouse: Darla Shawn
    • children: Luke Verkamp
    • Logan Verkamp
    • Landon Verkamp
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    Born June 10, 1965
    (age 52)
    Nationality

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