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Walter Herbert Walker III

  • Civil Rights, Products Liability, Personal Injury
  • California, Massachusetts
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Biography

Walter ("Skip") Walker is the managing partner of Walker, Hamilton & Kearns, LLP, a firm he founded in 1988. He and the firm specialize in high-profile personal injury and wrongful death matters, particularly in the areas of police abuse of power, dangerous condition of public property, highway design, sexual abuse, product liability and accidents involving vehicles of all kinds. He was San Francisco Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2018, has been nominated for that award several times and a finalist twice. He has also twice been a finalist for Marin County Trial Lawyer of the Year and was a finalist for California Trial of the Year for his work in Bonanno v CCCTA, a landmark case he tried three times, argued in the court of appeal three times as well as the California Supreme Court. He has tried over 100 cases, and his work has been the subject of numerous articles in national publications. He can be seen in the documentary "Buried" about the Alpine Meadows Avalanche, which resulted in a case he tried for 4 and a half months. In addition, he is the author of six novels, including the award-winning A Dime to Dance By and Crime of Privilege.

Practice Areas
    Civil Rights
    Police Misconduct
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents, boating accidents, cattle and cow attacks
  • Insurance Bad Faith
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Massachusetts
Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers
ID Number: 513160
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Education
Univ of Pennsylvania
Undergraduate Degree
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UC Hastings COL
Law Degree
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Professional Associations
International Society of Barristers
- Current
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International Academy of Trial Lawyers
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American College of Trial Lawyers
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Marin Trial Lawyers
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Western Trial Lawyers
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American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
- Current
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Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC)
- Current
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San Francisco Trial Lawyers
- Current
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California State Bar  # 63117
Member
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Walker, Hamilton & Kearns, LLP
Contact & Map
walker, hamilton & koenig
50 Francisco Street
Suite 460
San Francisco, CA 94133
Telephone: (415) 986-3339
Fax: (415) 986-1618
Monday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 7 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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