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Craig S. Walkon

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Mr. Walkon was born and raised in Michigan. He attended Michigan State University and graduated with honors in 1985. He attended law school at ABA accredited Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan in 1988. Mr. Walkon successfully passed both the California and Arizona State Bar Examinations in 1989.

Between 1989 and 1994 Mr. Walkon defended physicians and hospitals accused of Medical Malpractice. The Law Offices of Craig S. Walkon opened on December 16, 1994 when Mr. Walkon began representing individual plaintiffs utilizing the skills and experience he developed over the years on the defense side.

In light of his varied litigation experience Mr. Walkon is able to offer clients counsel that is both insightful of insurance claims handling techniques and effective in successfully negotiating and obtaining fair financial compensation. This unique perspective provides Mr. Walkon with the ability to utilize his expertise to the benefit of each client.

Mr. Walkon's practice is dedicated solely to representing plaintiffs in cases involving Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Elder Abuse and Catastrophic Personal Injury. Mr. Walkon has represented hundreds of individuals harmed by the negligence of others and is highly committed to personalized and responsive service in achieving your desired results, whether through settlement or trial.


Practice areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 80%
    28 years
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
    28 years



Contingent (25-40%)

Attorney endorsements

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  • Dmitriy Cherepinskiy

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Walkon is an excellent lawyer. He is also extremely professional and courteous. I highly recommend him!


    Dmitriy Cherepinskiy Nursing home abuse and neglect Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Marc Lazarus

    Craig Walkon is a very knowledgeable and hard working medical malpractice attorney, and I endorse this lawyer.


    Marc Lazarus Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Law Offices of Craig S. Walkon

29222 Rancho Viejo Road, Suite 119
San Juan Capistrano, CA, 92675


AZInactive 198903/28/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2016
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
United States Court of Federal ClaimsN/AN/A
United States District Court for the Central District of CaliforniaN/AN/A
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los AngelesMemberN/A
American Board of Trial AdvocatesMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Wayne State University Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris Doctor1988
Michigan State UniversityN/Aundergraduate, with honors1985