Mr. Walker was admitted to the North Carolina State Bar in 1977. His practice areas include Civil Litigation, Fiduciary Liability, Estate Disputes, Contracts, Construction, Domestic Relations, Personal Injury, Railroad & Collections.
Gettysburg College (A.B., 1970); Infantry Officer, US Marine Corps 1970-1974; Law School: Wake Forest University (J.D., 1977). Chief Justice, Moot Court Board, 1976-1977. Law Clerk to: Honorable Russell A. Eliason, U.S. Magistrate, Middle District of North Carolina, 1977-1978; Honorable Hiram H. Ward, U.S. District Judge, Middle District of North Carolina, 1978-1980. Adjunct Clinical Professor, Wake Forest University School of Law, 1984—. Certified Mediator, North Carolina Superior Courts, 1992—. Member: Forsyth County, North Carolina (Member, Litigation Law Section) and American Bar Associations; North Carolina State Bar
Why did you choose to become an attorney? I thought the profession would be challenging and rewarding – and it has been.
What have you enjoyed about being an attorney? Being able to help people through significant problems.
Favorite joke? A man’s dog collapses. Man takes dog to vet. Vet pokes and prods and finally has a large yellow cat walk all over the dog, but the dog does not move, and the vet declares the dog dead. Man gets a bill for $750. He demands an explanation. Vet says it was $50 for my exam and $700 for the cat scan.
Favorite hobbies? Competitive distance running and reading non-fiction & historical fiction.
Most memorable trip? The U.S. government sent me to Okinawa, Japan, the Philippines, Hong Kong, and Singapore in 1971-1972 – at no charge.
Favorite Winston-Salem landmark? Salem Lake. It’s beautiful and quiet, and you can run around it.
Community activities? The Twin City Track Club.
Pro Bono activities? I serve as a guardian ad litem for children in the custody of DSS; and I represent plaintiffs in domestic violence cases.