Walter (“Skip”) Walker

Walter (“Skip”) Walker

Walter (“Skip”) Walker is a partner in the San Francisco firm of Walker, Hamilton, Koenig & Burbidge, LLP. He is a Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, the American College of Trial Lawyers, the International Society of Barristers, and holds the rank of Advocate in ABOTA. (See also the profile in Plaintiff magazine, January 2014.)

Articles written by this author:
The perils of coat tailing

The perils of coat tailing

When you hitch a ride on someone else’s trial, remember – “Nobody Rides for Free”

Walter (“Skip”) Walker

2017 May



Lessons from a novelist on picking a jury

Lessons from a novelist on picking a jury

The story you tell must be yours, not one that somebody else has told in another place at another time

Walter (“Skip”) Walker

2020 January


“Rumpole doesn’t know the law…”

“Rumpole doesn’t know the law…”

The ethical and moral dilemmas of representing a client in litigation

Walter (“Skip”) Walker

2021 December


The joy of prosecuting civil cases

From the vernacular of Gary Dordick to the polish of Bruce Broillet and the confidence of Deborah Chang, our finest trial lawyers continue to inspire me to go forth and try cases, even after 47 years of practice

Walter (“Skip”) Walker

2022 January