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Lawrence G. Walters

also known as Larry Walters

About me

Welcome to my profile. I've devoted my career to defending liberty and protecting artistic expression. I head up Walters Law Group, which provides legal guidance to website operators, software developers, online service providers, and gaming interests. Our attorneys help clients in fields where the law is uncertain or unsettled.  A substantial percentage of our clients operate in the adult, gaming, and online dating industries. We are a full service law firm, and offer aggressive representation in a wide variety of matters ranging from intellectual property protection to criminal defense.  Full details regarding our firm's experience and qualifications can be found at  Specific industries can find free legal information relevant to their needs at  


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Practice areas


  1. Internet: 40%
    21 years
  2. Gaming: 20%
    27 years
  3. Intellectual Property: 15%
    28 years
  4. Constitutional: 15%
    28 years
  5. Criminal Defense: 10%
    25 years



Hourly ($95-475/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Geoffrey Hamilton Hoatson

    Lawrence is the face of first amendment law. Great attorney and family man.


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  • Andrew Mark Jaffe

    I endorse this lawyer. I have been reading the avvo answers of this lawyer and always agree with his statements. I just read one of his legal guides and was very impressed. If you are looking for a lawyer, I am sure Lawrence would be a good choice!


    Andrew Jaffe Internet Attorney
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Contact info

195 W. Pine Ave.
Longwood, FL, 32750


FLMember in Good Standing198806/21/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Rating - PreeminentMartindale Hubble2015
Media IP Lawyer of the Year - USACorporate Livewire2015
Professional Achievement AwardUniversity of Central Florida2011
Best of the Bar Competition - Top 10%Orlando Business Journal2006
Annual Public Service AwardAssociation of Sites Advocating Child Protection2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerWalters Law Group2010 - Present
Managing PartnerWeston, Garrou, Walters & Mooney2001 - 2009
PartnerWasserman & Walters1998 - 2001
PartnerDoran, Walters, Rost, Wolfe & Ansay1993 - 1998
Senior AssociateKinsey Vincent Pyle, PA1988 - 1992
Association namePosition nameDuration
Woodhull Freedom FoundationGeneral Counsel2010 - Present
International Masters of Gaming LawMember2005 - Present
Association of Sites Advocating Child ProtectionLegal Advisor2005 - Present
American Civil Liberties UnionMember & Past Chair - Legal Panel - Central Chapter2003 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2002 - Present
First Amendment Lawyers AssociationMember & Past President1995 - Present
Florida Bar, Public Interest Law SectionMember1997 - 2008
First Amendment Law Committee - Florida BarChairman1997 - 2008
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Shhh...Intimacy on a New Level v Pittsylvania County, Case #A-13-001Victory: County agreed to permit continued operation of the store and grandfather store into future legislation
STATE v. MINAKASHIBEN PATEL, Case # 53-2013-CF-003893-01-XXAll charges dismissed.
State v. Theresa TaylorSettled - $325 fine, no jail, no probation.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Regulating Internet GamblingGambling Advertising Best Practices2013
Stanford Law & Policy ReviewShooting the Messenger2012
UNC Chapel Hill, School of Law, First Amendment Law ReviewHow to Fix the Sexting Problem2011
Internet Gambling ReportAdvertising Chapter2007
Gaming Law ReviewInvestment or Conspiracy? Legal Concerns about Investing in the Online Gambling Industry2006
Nexus: A Journal of OpinionObscenity in the Digital Age: The Re-Evaluation of Community Standards2005
Gaming Law ReviewAdvertising Online Casinos: An Analysis of the Legal Rights and Risks2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Florida State University College of LawLawJuris Doctor, With Honors1988
University of Central FloridaLaw Studies & Organizational CommunicationsBA - Bachelor of Arts (Magna Cum Laude)1985
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Internext ExpoLaw & Order: Understanding the Biggest Legal Issues Facing the Industry2016
Woodhull Sexual Freedom Summit 2015Human Sex Trafficking Policy Workshop2015
iGaming North AmericaAlternative Payment Solutions2015
North American Gaming Regulators ConferenceAlternative Currency Regulatory Options2014
Internet Gambling Regulation SymposiumInternet Gambling Best Practices2012
Canadian Gaming SummitU.S. Gaming Law Update2012
First Amendment Lawyers Association, Winter MeetingThe Campaign Against Online Escort Sites2011
First Amendment Lawyers AssociationCensorship of Video Games2010
Winter, 2008 MeetingFree Speech & the Internet2008
Indie MMO Game Developer ConferenceLaw of MMORPG's2008
Game Developers ConferenceFree Speech & Censorship of Video Game Content2008
Adult Entertainment ExpoFirst Amendment Protection of Erotic Speech2008
IMGL Annual MeetingInternet Gambling Law2007
Gaming Law MinefieldDevelopments in Online Gambling Law2007
Gaming in CanadaLegal Issues with Advertising Online Casinos2007