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David D. Walker graduated from the University of Georgia with a BBA in Economics in 1969. He attended law school at the top ranked University of North Carolina from 1969 to 1973, receiving his Juris Doctor in August of 1973.  While attending UNC law, he served in the United States Army, receiving a commission in 1969, and continued to serve in the Army Reserves as an Infantry Officer until 1982. 

Mr. Walker joined the Roanoke City Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office in 1973 where he prosecuted those accused of committing crimes.  This experience has given Mr. Walker the unique ability to evaluate a case from the prospective of the government, which allows him to better exploit legal weaknesses in his client’s cases.   

In 1976, he moved to the Roanoke City Public Defender’s Office, serving as Roanoke City Public Defender from 1976 to 1980. During this time, Mr. Walker was in court virtually every day defending the most serious criminal charges including felony DUI’s, murder, attempted murder and possession with intent to distribute narcotics.  Mr. Walker has extensive experience in jury trials having tried hundreds of cases to a jury throughout his career. 

In 1981, he joined with two other local lawyers to form the Walker, Apgar and Gregory Firm. In 1983, he formed David D. Walker, P.C., which continues to the present.  Mr. Walker was admitted to the Virginia State Bar in 1973; admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in 1985; admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina in 1989; and was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of the United States in 1994.   

Mr. Walker has been a past President and Secretary of the Roanoke County/Salem Bar Association, on the Board of Directors of the Roanoke Legal Aid Society and has served as a Board Member for CASA and for the Roanoke Valley ASAP. He is a past member of the Virginia Public Defender’s Commission and current member of the Indigent Defense Commission. He is a long-time participant in the Barister Book Buddies Program, a mentoring program for underprivileged children.  

Mr. Walker travels all over the Commonwealth of Virginia defending those accused of committing crimes.  David D. Walker PC does not prepare your case for a plea, this firm prepares for Trail.