John Baureis


Assistant: Hannah Holaday |

John Baureis is a trial attorney who primarily handles criminal defense, civil litigation, and immigration matters for clients throughout Arkansas.

John joined the firm in 2014 and practices out of the Fayetteville office of Miller | Butler.

After being admitted to the Arkansas Bar in 2005, John began working as an Assistant Attorney General in Little Rock and as a Special Deputy Prosecuting Attorney throughout Arkansas. He has prosecuted and settled numerous instances of abuse and neglect in nursing homes throughout Arkansas. He assisted in drafting new legislation for the Arkansas Abuse of Adults Act in 2006 and served on the Attorney General’s Legislative Team monitoring the Public Health Committee in 2007.

Having a passion for serving the underprivileged, John left the Attorney General’s office in 2010 and opened his own law practice. In addition to handling a wide variety of legal matters, John began serving part-time as a Northwest Arkansas Conflicts Attorney for the Arkansas Public Defender Commission. In this role, John handled hundreds of felony matters in various counties throughout Arkansas, gaining valuable experience for successfully defending clients. John represents criminal defendants in both state and federal courts.

John has a successful practice handling the ever-changing immigration matters that affect many individuals and families in Northwest Arkansas. John also has a growing civil practice for those that are determined to have their day in court.

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Immigration


  • University of Arkansas School of Law, Fayetteville, Arkansas – Juris Doctor
  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas – Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy
  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas – Bachelor of Arts in Communication

Bar & Court Admissions

  • United States District Court, Arkansas (Eastern & Western Division)
  • All Courts in Arkansas
  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • Washington County Bar Association
  • Benton County Bar Association
  • Arkansas Criminal Defense Lawyers