About Jim Walker, Attorney

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

 

Jim Walker has been a Trial Lawyer for 18 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.  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:

Jim Walker, Attorney at Law

2021’s Significant Recoveries

 

Obtained $700,000 recovery in vehicle rollover suit.

Obtained $250,000 policy limit recovery for my client injured in an automobile collision.

Obtained $130,000 policy limit recovery for my client injured in an automobile collision.

Obtained $130,000 recovery in vehicle rear-ender suit.

Obtained $90,000 recovery in vehicle rear-ender suit.

Obtained $80,000 recovery in vehicle rear-ender suit.

Obtained $75,000 recovery in products liability suit.

Obtained $77,000 recovery in auto collision suit.

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:


 

Faber v. Collin Creek Assisted Living Ctr., No. 05-18-00827-CV, (Tex. App. – Dallas May. 3, 2021 en banc)

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.