Frank C. Walker, II

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA

Frank Walker Law
 | 428 Forbes Ave, Suite 1800
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-532-6805
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (70%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Frank C. Walker, II, the founder of Frank Walker Law, has quickly developed a reputation as a strong advocate and litigator in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Mr. Walker focuses his law practice in the areas of personal injury law, criminal defense and DUI matters.

Mr. Walker graduated with his Bachelor of Science in criminal justice from what is now known as West Virginia State University in 1998. He then completed his Master of Arts in education and leadership studies at Marshall University, graduating summa cum laude in the following year, before going on to attend West Virginia University College of Law and being awarded his Juris Doctor in 2003. While in law school, he served as president of the Black Law Student Association and was inducted into The Order of the Barristers, an honor reserved for the top litigators in the school. Mr. Walker is a member of the American Inns of Court and has served on the board of trustees for Propel Schools. He became licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania in 2005.

Before opening his own practice in 2011, Mr. Walker first worked for the Allegheny County Office of Conflict Counsel in Pittsburgh. He then worked at a midsized firm, gaining additional practice in criminal defense.

Mr. Walker is an active member of numerous legal organizations, including the Pennsylvania Bar Association as well as the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Highly regarded by his fellow professionals, he has been named to both The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 and The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100. Mr. Walker has also received a 10.0 "Superb" peer-review rating through Avvo.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (70%): Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%): DUI/DWI

Personal Injury - General (10%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Trucking Accidents

Focus Areas

Criminal Defense: Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI: DUI/DWI

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Trucking Accidents

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Super Lawyers: 2017 Rising Stars: 2016

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About Frank Walker, II

Admitted: 2005, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://www.frankwalkerlaw.com/Attorney-Profile.aspx

Honors and Awards:

  • Top 50 Men of Excellence, New Pittsburgh Courier, 2014
  • Top 40 Attorneys Under 40 - Criminal Defense, National Trial Lawyers, 2013
  • National Top 100 Criminal Lawyer, National Trial Lawyers, 2013
  • Young Alumnus of the Year, West Virginia State University Alumni Association, 2013
  • Received the CALI award of excellence for trial advocacy, West Virginia University College of Law
  • President of the Black Law Students Association, West Virginia University College of Law
  • Volunteered for Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, West Virginia University College of Law
  • Selected to the National Order of the Barristers
  • Selected to the American Inns of Court
  • Omega Psi Phi, Fraternity

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • State of West Virginia, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 2005
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania, 2005

Verdicts and Settlements:

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Educational Background:

  • M.A, in Education/Leadership Studies - Marshall University, Honors: summa cum laude and With High Honors, 1999
  • B.S. in Criminal Justice - West Virginia State College, Honors: Twice elected as president of the Student Government Association, Voted citizen of the year by the Xi Alpha Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and Incorporated and unanimously voted as the Freshman Athlete of the Year at West Virginia State College by excelling in football, basketball, 1998

Industry Groups

  • Criminal Defense
  • DUI
  • Personal Injury
  • Office Location for Frank C. Walker, II

    428 Forbes Ave
    Suite 1800
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219

    Phone: 412-532-6805

     

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    Last Updated: 3/21/2017

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