Sherman, TX 75090
Duke W. Walker, J.D.
Birthplace: Dallas, TX
Sherman High School - 1972
Grayson County Jr. College - 1975
Associate of Science
Associate of Business
Austin College - 1978
Bachelor of Arts
Business Concentration (pre-law)
Baylor University School of Law - 1981
1981 - 1984 - Grayson County Prosecutor prosecuted both misdemeanor and felony crimes from DWI to Murder, including obtaining the longest sentence for sexual assault in Grayson County, prosecuted juvenile offenders and child support matters.
1984 - 1997 - Partner Hill Ellis & Walker
1. Successfully represented clients in personal injury, workers compensation and death cases involving civil rights violations, product liability, employer negligence, and automobile collisions.
2. Successfully represented clients in defense of federal and state criminal allegations including murder, drug possession, drug possession with intent to deliver, driving while intoxicated, assault, possession of pornographic materials, cruelty to animals, unlawful carrying of weapons.
3. Successfully represented clients in disputed divorce property divisions, child support, child support arrearge, and both father and mother custody disputes.
4. Successfully represented both employer and employee in employment cases including wrongful termination and sex discrimination and harassment.
1997 - 2001 - In house counsel - Busting Out, LLC-
Successfully represented corporate client in variety of matters including contract negotiations, employment matters, entertainment law, trademark and internet issues.
2001 - Present - representing clients in pharmaceutical and childhood vaccine litigation, workplace injury and death cases, automobile collisions defense of criminal allegations, business/construction disputes, and divorce/custody issues, preparation of incorporation/partnership agreements.
Has successfully conducted jury trials in Dallas County, Collin County, Grayson County
Practice area includes Dallas, Tarrant, Hunt, Collin, Cook, Denton, Fannin, and Grayson Counties.
Member of Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Grayson County Defense Lawyers Association, State Bar of Texas, Grayson County Bar Association
United States Junior Chamber of Commerce, United States Chamber of Commerce, Special Olympics, Rotary International, Shriners