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Barry Joe Walker

Barry Joe Walker

also known as Barry J. Walker

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About Me

Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1975

  1. Immigration: 100%
    23 years, 3 thousand cases

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • M. Gabriela Ungo

    Barry is a national leading expert and mentor in the immigration legal community. He is an authority in corporate immigration law, especially in cases involving foreign medical graduates. Barry is also a dedicated and ethical attorney, and I am honored to endorse him as a excellent professional.


    M. Ungo Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Barry L Frager

    I endorse this lawyer. He is one of the more respected lawyers in our community. It is rare to meet an experienced lawyer who has such a good demeanor and relationship with both his clients and colleagues. I have nothing but the highest regard for his professionalism and ethics.


    Barry Frager Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

212 N. Madison St.
Tupelo, MS, 38802



MSAuthorized to practice law197508/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Corporate ImmigrationInternational Who's Who of Business Lawyers2013
Corporate ImmigrationInternational Who's Who of Business Lawyers2012

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyWalker and Ungo, Immigration Law Firm2005 - Present
AttorneyBarry Walker, Attorney at Law1992 - 2005
AttorneyTimmons, Randle, Russell and Walker1991 - 1992
AttorneyRoy O. Parker and Associates1984 - 1991
AttorneyBarry Walker, Attorney at Law1979 - 1984


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Health Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2001 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
AILA Books/Core Publications/Immigration Practice PointersClinical J-1 Waivers for Physicians2013
AILA Infonet: AILA 8Which Party has Responsibility for Paying H-1B and Permanent Residence Attorney Fees and Case Expenses?2013
AILA Books/Business Publications/Occupational Guidebooks/PhysiciansAppalachian Regional Commission: An Interested Government Agency for Physician J-1 Waiver Recommendations2009
AILA Books/Conference Publications/INL HandbooksChange of Employers by the Foreign Medical Graduate2003


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Tulane University Law SchoolInternational Trade and FinanceMaster of Laws1988
University of Mississippi School of LawLawJD- Juris Doctor1975
Mississippi State UniversityEducationBachelor of Science1973

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Federal Bar Memphis Immigration ConferenceImmigration of Foreign Medical Graduates2013
AILA National ConferenceClinical J-1 Waivers for Physicians2013
AILA Agora WebinarStrategies for Maintaining Status During Lengthy Visa Backlogs2013
Federal Bar Memphis ConferenceImmigration for Foreign Medical Graduates2012
Federal Bar Memphis ConferenceCurrent Developments Alien Labor Certification2012
AILA MidSouth Annual ConferenceEthics for Immigration Attorneys2012
AILA MidSouth Annual ConferenceEthics for Immigration Attorneys2011
AILA MidSouth Annual ConferenceAlien Labor Certification2009
AILA Conference on Physician ImmigrationClinical J-1 Waivers for Physicians2009
AILA National ConferenceAdjustment of Status2006
AILA National ConferenceChange of Employers by the Foreign Medical Graduate2003