Pittsburgh Criminal Defense Lawyer
Meet Attorney Frank Walker
Attorney Frank Walker, founder of Frank Walker Law in Pittsburgh, is one
of the most sought after criminal defense attorneys in Western Pennsylvania
due to his reputation for real talk, real experience and real results.
Clients choose attorney Walker for representation because of his ability
to get the most for his clients. Attorney Walker is known and respected
as a fearless criminal defense attorney who is ready willing and able
to zealously defend the rights afforded in the Constitution of the United States.
Attorney Walker began his career as an associate trial attorney for the
Allegheny Office of Conflict Counsel in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania (OCC).
While at the OCC, attorney Walker worked to defend indigent clients that
were unable to be represented by the Allegheny County Office of the Public
Defender due to a conflict of interest. As a trial attorney for OCC, attorney
Walker handled hundreds of cases ranging from simple assault to murder.
Eventually, attorney Walker was elevated to the position of senior counsel
for the Office of Conflict Counsel and was second in charge of the office
behind the Chief Counsel, Mr. Richard Narvin.
During his career with the Office of Conflict Counsel, attorney Walker
developed a track record for successfully defending clients charged with
high profile and serious offenses. Additionally, attorney Walker handled
Act 33 juvenile cases, PCRA Petitions, appeals to the Superior Court of
Pennsylvania and the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.
Eventually, Pittsburgh law firms began noticing attorney Walker's track
record as a successful trial attorney and attorney Walker joined the litigation
department of a medium size law firm where he continued to focus on criminal
defense cases and civil litigation.
The Founding of Frank Walker Law
However, in June 2011, attorney Walker left the law firm world and opened
Frank Walker Law where he focuses on criminal defense. Since opening Frank
Walker Law, attorney Walker has firmly established his worth as a criminal
defense lawyer by taking on the toughest cases and repeatedly obtaining
the best results for his clients.
Attorney Walker obtained his B.S. degree in Criminal Justice from West
Virginia State College, now West Virginia State University; an M.A. Degree
in Education/Leadership Studies from Marshall University, and a J.D. degree
from West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia. Attorney Walker
is admitted to practice law before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and
the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
Attorney Walker's leadership qualities were recognized by his law school
classmates as he was elected President of the Black Law Student Association,
where he assisted with the scholarship search for law students, organized
legal lecture series and mentored first year law students. While only
a second year law student, Attorney Walker was the recipient of the sought
after CALI Award of Excellence for Trial Advocacy, which is presented
to the student receiving the highest reviews on mock trials and the highest
grade in the trial advocacy class, which includes second and third year
law students. After being recognized for excellence in both appellate
and trial Advocacy, attorney Walker was honored to be selected to the
National Order of the Barristers, which is only given to the top litigators
in the entire graduating class.
Prior to law school, attorney Walker graduated summa cum laude (highest
honors) from Marshall University; was Twice elected as president of the
Student Government Association at West Virginia State College; voted citizen
of the year by the Xi Alpha Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated;
and unanimously voted as the Freshman Athlete of the Year at West Virginia
State College by excelling in football, basketball and track all while
carrying a full course load.
Attorney Walker was duly initiated through the Xi Alpha Chapter of Omega
Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated in 1999 and is an active member of the
Iota Phi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated in Pittsburgh,
Pennsylvania. Attorney Walker was also selected to the American Inns of
Court, previously served on the Board of Trustees for Propel Schools in
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and frequently volunteers for speaking engagements
to address education, leadership and legal issues.
Get in Touch with a Pittsburgh Criminal Lawyer – (412) 212-3878
Attorney Walker has quickly become one of the most sought after trial attorneys
and legal minds in the Western Pennsylvania area due to his real talk
concerning your case, real experience to handle your case and the ability
to position your case for real results. Contact attorney Walker today
at (412) 212-3878 to schedule an appointment to discuss your case.