Christopher C. Walton

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in San Diego, CA

Walton Law, APC
 | 12555 High Bluff Drive, Suite 333
San Diego, CA 92130
Phone: 858-384-3320
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Elder Law (40%)
Attorney Profile

Christopher C. Walton is the founder of Walton Law, APC, a prominent Southern California legal firm headquartered in San Diego. After spending years defending insurance companies, Mr. Walton now focuses his practice primarily on nursing home neglect and personal injury law.

After receiving a Bachelor of Arts from Western Washington University, Mr. Walton went on to earn his Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law where he graduated cum laude. While at California Western University, he also received the Dean’s Merit Scholarship for Academic Achievement and the American Jurisprudence Award for Academic Excellence. Mr. Walton is currently admitted to practice in the state of California and the United States District Courts for the Southern, Central and Eastern districts of California.

During his career, Mr. Walton has won several awards and served in an assortment of positions in legal organizations. He presently serves on the Board of Directors for both the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego and the Consumer Attorneys of California. He is also a member of the San Diego County Bar Association, and from 2011 to 2012, he was the co-chair of its Elder Law Section. He is also a member of the North County Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and Consumer Attorneys San Diego where he has been selected to co-chair committees and serves on the Foundation. 

In 2012, Mr. Walton assisted in the founding of the Access to Law Initiative, which helps bring free and affordable legal services to people who could not otherwise afford it, and he volunteers for the Service Members Civil Relief Act to help protect the rights of U.S. armed forces members. He was named a Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney by the Daily Transcript and Best of the Bar by the San Diego Business Journal. He was also listed in the Top 40 Under 40 California Litigators by the American Society of Legal Advocates, and maintains a rating of 10.0 out of 10.0 from Avvo. 

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (60%)

Elder Law (40%)

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2018

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About Christopher Walton

Admitted: 2004, California

Professional Webpage: www.waltonlawapc.com/lawyer-attorney-1854174.html

Honors and Awards:

  • In 2013, Mr. Walton was recognized as Attorney of the Month by the San Diego Attorney Journal.  The link to the article is as follows: http://issuu.com/sandiegoattorneyjournal/docs/aj_feb13_v114_full?mode=window  , "Attorney of the Month", San Diego Attorney Journal, 2013
  • The San Diego Business Journal named Christoper C. Walton amongst the Best of the Bar in 2016-2017.
  • From 2014 - 2017, Mr. Walton was named a Top 40 Under 40 California Litigator by American Society of Legal Advocates
  • Won the Environmental Law Negotiation Competition , California Western School of Law
  • American Jurisprudence Award for academic excellence in Trial Practice, Advanced Mediation Advocacy and his Clinical Internship, California Western School of Law
  • Dean’s Merit Scholarship for superior academic achievement , California Western School of Law
  • The Daily Transcript named him a Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney.
  • In 2014, Mr. Walton was named a Top 10 Attorney for personal injury in San Diego County, San Diego Daily Transcript
  • In 2013, Mr. Walton was named a Top 10 Attorney for personal injury in San Diego County, San Diego Daily Transcript
  • In 2014, Mr. Walton was listed on the Southern California Superlawyers List, SuperLawyers

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Admitted to practice law in United States District Courts for the Southern, Central and Eastern Districts of California
  • Admitted to practice law in State of California
  • American Inns of Court, Honorable William B. Enright Chapter, Member
  • American Inns of Court, Honorable William B. Enright Chapter, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Consumer Attorneys of California, Member
  • Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, Member
  • North County Bar Association, Member
  • San Diego County Bar Association, Member
  • Co-Chair of the Elder Law Section of the San Diego County Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Mr. Walton volunteers his time on the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego Board of Directors, Foundation, Awards Committee and Governmental Relations Committee
  • Mr. Walton volunteers his time as a mentor and supervising attorney to law students at California Western School of Law
  • Mr. Walton volunteers his time to protect members of our military while they are deployed under the San Diego County Bar Associations Service Members Civil Relief Act
  • In 2012, Mr. Walton helped launch the Access to Law Initiative with Professor Robert Seibel at California Western School. The Access to Law Initiative is the first program of its kind on the west coast.  It is a community-based program that brings low-cost legal services to members of the San Diego Community that otherwise could not afford an attorney.  In less than one year, the program has garnered international attention and serves as a model for similar programs all over the world.  Mr. Walton presently serves as President of the Board of Advisors

Educational Background:

  • B.A. from Western Washington University, where he was listed on the President's Honor List

Industry Groups

  • American Association For Justice
  • Board Of Directors For Consumer Attorneys Of California
  • Board Of Directors For Consumer Attorneys Of San Diego
  • Chair Of Access To Law Initiative Advisory Board
  • Co-Chair Consumer Attorneys Of San Diego Awards Committee
  • Co-Chair Elder Law Section Of San Diego County Bar Association (2011-2012)
  • Consumer Attorneys Of California
  • Consumer Attorneys Of San Diego
  • Consumer Attorneys Of San Diego Foundation Member
  • Consumer Attorneys Of San Diego Governmental Relations Committee
  • Hon. William B. Enright American Inns Of Court
  • North County Bar Association
  • San Diego County Bar Association
Office Location for Christopher C. Walton

12555 High Bluff Drive
Suite 333
San Diego, CA 92130

Phone: 858-384-3320

 

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Last Updated: 10/6/2017

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