Dave Walker, a native of Modesto, started practicing law in Modesto in 1979 and became Of Counsel to the firm in July 2006. Mr. Walker is a Martindale-Hubbell AV-rated attorney who specializes in the areas of Personal Injury, Employment Termination, Real Estate, Construction, Criminal Defense, and Mediation/Arbitration Services. He has served as a Judge Pro Tem for the Stanislaus County Superior Court and as a Discovery Referee for the Stanislaus County and San Joaquin County Superior Courts. Mr. Walker received a certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution from the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution from Pepperdine University School of Law and has served as a mediator/arbitrator in both private and court-appointed mediations and arbitrations, resolving hundreds of cases over the past ten years. Mr. Walker is a 2008 graduate of Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College. In 2009 he also completed the Seven Step Certification Program at the College, one of only a handful of people to have done so.
Mr. Walker is a Charter Member of the Modesto Sunrise Rotary and is active in the Stanford Alumni Association. While attending Stanford, Mr. Walker played football for the 1971-72 Pac 10 and Rose Bowl Champions.
California Western School of Law, 1978, J.D.
Stanford University, 1975, B.A. (Communications)
State Bar of California
Stanislaus County Bar Association
(served as President in 1986)
American Bar Association
Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution from Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution from Pepperdine University School of Law
Member of Stanislaus County Mediation and Arbitration Panel
Trial Lawyers College
U. S. District Court – Eastern District of California
U. S. District Court – Northern District of California
Consumer Attorneys of California
American Association for Justice
California Attorneys for Criminal Justice
Stanislaus County Superior Court Judge Pro Tem
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|State Bar of California||N/A|
|American Bar Association||N/A|
|Stanislaus County Mediation and Arbitration Panel||Member||N/A|
|Trial Lawyers College||N/A|
|Stanislaus County Bar Association||Former President||1986 - 1986|
|California Western School of Law||N/A|
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