Skip to main content

Sean Walton, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Columbus, OH

Walton + Brown, LLP
395 E. Broad St., Suite 200
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-636-3476
Fax: 614-636-3453
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022
Licensed in Ohio Since: 2011
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%), Civil Rights (30%), Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Sean L. Walton, Jr., is an attorney at Walton + Brown LLP in Columbus, Ohio. Mr. Walton serves clients in Columbus and throughout Ohio who have sustained a serious personal injury or suffered through the wrongful death of a loved one. This includes motor vehicle accidents, civil rights violations, and other areas where he represents plaintiffs who have been wronged.

Mr. Walton graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a bachelor’s degree in political science and earned a law degree from Capital University Law School, in Columbus. He has been admitted to practice law in the state of Ohio since 2011. In addition to his university education, he is certified as a contract advisor with the National Football League.

Outside of his law practice, Mr. Walton is a co-founder of ELITE Sports and Entertainment Agency, LLC, representing various athletes in their professional sports endeavors. Before joining Walton + Brown LLP, he gained legal experience by working as an attorney for The Cochran Firm, founded by Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr.

Mr. Walton’s work on behalf of his clients has earned recognition within the legal profession. He has been featured in a number of national media outlets and regularly speaks on civil rights and personal injury topics for various organizations. He has also been listed as one of the “top 40 under 40” by the National Trial Lawyers.

An active member of his community, Mr. Walton sits on the board of directors of the Capital University Law School African American Law Alumni Association, the Africentric Personal Development Shop, Inc. and the John Mercer Langston Bar Association. He is also a member of the executive committee of the National Black Lawyers. Mr. Walton is a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. He is married to Jennifer and is the proud father of two daughters, Sabella and Skyla. 

Practice Areas
  • 60%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30%Civil Rights
  • 10%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Americans with Disabilities Act, Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination, Discrimination, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation


5 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022

About Sean Walton, Jr.

First Admitted: 2011

Professional Webpage:

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Fresh Forward: An Open Discussion on the State of Black America and the Role of the Black Lawyer
  • Speaker, Black Lives, Blue Lives, All Lives: How These Movements Hit Home, Ohio State Bar Association, 2016
  • Excellence in Leadership, University of Cincinnati, Emerging Black Lawyers, National Bar Association
  • Speaker, Columbus International Program, Ohio State Bar Association, 2016
  • Presenter, Camera in Action: Documenting Police Violence Using Cell Phones, Ohio State University, 2016
  • Speaker, Teaching Tolerance: Understanding the Justice System, Ohio Dominican University, 2015
  • Presenter, Next Steps: Understanding and Responding to Racism and Inequality in our Communities and Abroad, Denison University, 2015
  • Speaker, Protected or Persecuted? How Do We Go From Endangered to Empowered, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. District Convention, 2016
  • Speaker, Our Lives, Our Police, Our Community Solutions Forum, Denison University, 2016
  • Protected or Persecuted: How Do We Go From Endangered to Empowered, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. District Convention

Educational Background

  • Capital University Law School, Juris Doctorate, 2011
  • University of Cincinnati, Bachelor of Arts, Majors: Political Science with a minor in African American Studies, 2007

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified Contract Advisor, National Football League Players Association, 2012

Representative Clients

  • Victims of Police Violence and Excessive Force:, 2016

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Columbus Bar Association Trial Skills Institute - Plaintiff's Counsel, 2016

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Board of Directors, Africentric Personal Development Shop, Inc., 2017
  • Board of Directors/Chairman, Small Firm & Solo Practicioners Committee, John Mercer Langston Bar Association, 2017
  • National Police Accountability Project, Member
  • Vice-President, Board of Directors, Capital University African American Law Alumni Association, 2017
  • Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association, Member
  • Member, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., 2017
  • Executive Committee, National Black Lawyers
  • Member, 100 Black Men of Central Ohio, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member, American Association for Justice, 2017
  • Member, Ohio Association for Justice, 2017
  • Member, National Crime Victim Bar Association, 2017
  • Member, Columbus Bar Association, 2017
  • Member, National Bar Association, 2017
  • National Police Accountabillity Project (NPAP), 2017


  • Top 40 Under 40, The American Society of Legal Advocates, 2017
  • Fighting the Police: Sean Walton and Chanda Brown’s Quest for Justice, Columbus Monthly Magazine, November 2016
  • Who's Who in Black Columbus, Who's Who Publishing Company, 2016
  • 10 Best Personal Injury Attorneys - Client Satisfaction, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2017
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40, 2017
  • Emerging Leader Award, University of Cincinnati African-American Alumni Affiliate, 2017
  • People to Know in Law, Columbus Business First, October 2016
  • Top 40 Under 40, National Black Lawyers, 2017
Show More
Office Location for Sean Walton, Jr.

395 E. Broad St.
Suite 200
Columbus, OH 43215

Phone: 614-636-3476

Fax: 614-636-3453

Last Updated: 6/25/2020

Page Generated: 0.60971617698669 sec