H. Reed Walker

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Overland Park, KS

Reed Walker, PA
 | Suite 250 Cloverleaf Office Park, Building 2, 6901 Shawnee Mission Parkway
Overland Park, KS 66202
Phone: 913-432-1826
Fax: 913-236-7115
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1977
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (90%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
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Attorney Profile

H. Reed Walker is the founder of the Law Offices of Reed Walker, PA, Located in Overland Park, Kansas, he represents clients throughout the greater Kansas City metropolitan area. Admitted to practice in Kansas since 1977, Mr. Walker is also admitted to practice in Missouri as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 8th and 10th circuits and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Mr. Walker has a varied practice that encompasses family law, personal injury litigation and estate planning. Many of his clients are seeing their marriages come to an end, and he works with them in negotiating a comprehensive settlement agreement that covers child custody and visitation, the division of marital assets and debts, and spousal and child support. If and when those talks have broken down, however, Mr. Walker forcefully advocates on their behalf in family court.

In his personal injury practice, Mr. Walker represents people who have been harmed as the result of the negligence of other parties. His cases have arisen out of incidents involving premises liability and motor vehicle crashes, and he has been able to obtain significant compensation for his clients through both jury awards and negotiated settlements. Mr. Walker also helps people plan their estates by his preparation and review of wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts, advance medical directives, and financial and health care powers of attorney.

Highly regarded by his colleagues for his successful track record and the high quality of his work, Mr. Walker has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 “Superb” peer review rating through Avvo. He attended Washburn University School of Law and served on the Washburn Law Journal before receiving his Juris Doctor in 1977.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
  • 90%Family Law
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Trucking Accidents

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2020

Certificates and Credentials

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

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About Reed Walker

Admitted: 1977, Kansas

Professional Webpage: https://www.reed-walker.com/About/H-R-Walker.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in America 2018 
  • AV-Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Rated by Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers, 2014 - 2018
  • Who’s Who in American Law
  • Martindale-Hubbell 2015 Client Distinction Award
  • In addition to successfully concluding thousands of family law cases in courts throughout the greater Kansas city area, we have collected well over one million dollars in personal injury settlements for our clients, and have written briefs for, and participated in, numerous appeals in the Kansas state and federal courts, as well as Writs of Certiorari to the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Walker has achieved Martindale-Hubbell's highest peer review rating, "AV-Preeminent," which means judges and lawyers throughout the metro area know he meets very high criteria of general ethical standards and has the highest ratings in his legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgment, communication ability, and legal experience.  He is also a member of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the purpose of which is to encourage the study, improve the practice, elevate the standards, and advance the cause of matrimonial law. He is listed in Who's Who in American Law, Who's Who in America, Best Lawyers in America, Best Law Firms in America, and Best Family Lawyers, June 2020.
  • Who’s Who in America

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2013 to present. , 2013

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • County Bar Association, Grievance and Ethics Committee, (former Chairman and current member) 
  • Kansas Bar Association, (President, Litigation Section, 1999-2000)
  • Kansas Association for Justice, (Member, Board of Governors, 1988)
  • The Missouri Bar Association
  • County Bar Association, (former President, Secretary and Treasurer)
  • Admitted in Kansas 1977; Missouri 1995; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri 1997; U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals 2000; U.S. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals 1988; U.S. Supreme Court 1984. U.S. District Court District of Kansas, 1977

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Family Law Update including case law and legislative changes during the last year, and in 2019, a lengthy explanation of the Kansas Child Support Guidelines revisions effective January 1, 2020., Presenter, Bar Association, 2019
  • Editor-in-Chief, The Advocate, 1986 

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Settled motorcycle-auto collision case for policy limits without a suit., 2020

Representative Clients:

  • I have represented this enterprise for over 40 years in the lease and purchase of cell towers and antennae., 2020

Educational Background:

  • B.S. Business Administration, William Jewell College, Liberty, Missouri (1974) J.D. with Dean's Honors, Washburn University School of Law (1977)
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Office Location for H. Reed Walker

Suite 250 Cloverleaf Office Park, Building 2
6901 Shawnee Mission Parkway
Overland Park, KS 66202

Phone: 913-432-1826

Fax: 913-236-7115

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Last Updated: 8/27/2020

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