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About Jim Walker, Attorney

Jim Walker (University of Texas School of Law, Class of 2003)

 

Jim Walker has been a Trial Lawyer for 16 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.

 

Memberships:

  • 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:

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)

 

Experience
 

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.
 

Education
 

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

Military Service
 

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.