About Jim Walker, Attorney
Jim Walker (University of Texas School of Law, Class of 2003)
Jim Walker has been a Trial Lawyer for 17 years, earning first chair trial and appellate victories in all kinds of trials including wrongful death, products liability, traumatic brain injuries, car wrecks, 18-wheeler collisions and truck wrecks, personal injury and medical malpractice cases and family law cases. He has been listed in the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 for Civil Trial Law.
Professionalism Committee of the State Bar of Texas
Bencher, William “Mac” Taylor American Inn of Court
Arbitrator, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
Admitted to practice in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Western and Southern Districts of Texas
Admitted to practice in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas
Admitted to practice in the U.S. Tax Court
Certified Public Accountant – Texas State Board of Public Accountancy
Jim Walker regularly obtains verdicts and settlements in the tens of thousands of dollars for his clients.
Some of his other victories include:
2020’s Significant Recoveries
Obtained a $925,000 settlement in a suit against a worldwide bank for two homeowners.
Obtained $100,000 policy limit recovery for my client injured in a rear-ender in stop and go traffic.
2019’s Significant Recoveries
Obtained $1,255,062.52 recovery in a suit against a bank.
Obtained $153,115.25 recovery in a suit against a hospital.
2018’s Significant Recoveries
Obtained a $550,000 cash in-pocket settlement for a client in a suit against a worldwide life insurance company.
2016’s Significant Recoveries
Obtained over $1.2 million dollars worth of property and a $250,000 cash in-pocket settlement for a client, a small business owner: Hunter v. Mobley, Cause No. 1-16-0951, in the 382nd Judicial District Court of Rockwall County, Texas
Obtained $1 million settlement ($530,000 cash in-pocket) for a personal injury client
Obtained $300,000 settlement ($180,000 cash in-pocket) for a personal injury client
Representative Appellate Victories:
Dayspring Assisted Living Cmty. v. Faber, No. 05-18-00112-CV, 2018 Tex. App. LEXIS 2942 (Tex. App.—Dallas Apr. 25, 2018)
Good Shepherd Medical Center-Linden, Inc. v. Twilley, 422 S.W.3d 782 (Tex.App.–Texarkana 2013, pet. denied)
Rolen v. LVNV Funding, LLC, No. 2-09-304-CV, 2010 WL 1633402 (Tex.App.–Fort Worth, April 22, 2010, no pet.)
Dallas-Fort Worth Intern. Airport Public Facility Imp. Corp. v. Banks, No. 2-09-176-CV, 2010 WL 87865 (Tex. App. –Fort Worth, January 7, 2010, pet. denied)
August 2007 – Present
Trial Attorney and CPA at Jim Walker & Associates, PLLC
Served as lead counsel for plaintiffs and defendants, handling hundreds of civil cases. Earned multiple first chair trial and appellate victories in numerous practice areas.
June 2006 – August 2007
Attorney at Susman Godfrey LLP
Worked under some of the best trial lawyers in the nation on multi-million dollar cases.
September 2003 – May 2006
Associate Attorney at Locke Lord LLP
Worked on multi-million dollar cases.
The University of Texas School of Law
Juris Doctor, With Honors
• Presidential Scholarship recipient
The University of Texas at Arlington – College of Business
BBA – Accounting, Summa Cum Laude
• Scholarship and GI Bill recipient
United States Army (Infantry)
Served honorably for an active duty term in the U.S. Army; awarded the National Defense Service Medal. Financed entire undergraduate and law school education with the GI Bill and scholarships.