Frank C. Walker, II

Top rated Criminal Defense attorney in Clairton, Pennsylvania

Frank Walker Law
Frank C. Walker, II
Frank Walker Law

Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, DUI-DWI, Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in Pennsylvania since: 2005

Education: West Virginia University College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2016
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Frank Walker Law

3000 Lewis Run Road
Clairton, PA 15025 Visit website


Criminal defense attorney and founder of Frank Walker Law, Frank C. Walker II works out of his office in Clairton, Pennsylvania – the law firm has its second office in Morgantown, West Virginia. He serves clients in both locations with various legal matters related to criminal law and personal injury, including:

  • DUI and DWI
  • Medical malpractice
  • Sex offenses
  • Juvenile crimes
  • Catastrophic injuries
  • Expungements
  • Theft crimes

A well-known attorney with a hard-earned reputation, Mr. Walker has a successful track record in handling tough cases and getting the best results possible. Prior to founding his law firm, he worked for the Allegheny County Office of Conflict Counsel in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he gained extensive experience defending people involved in a variety of offenses, ranging from assault to murder.

Earning his bachelor’s in criminal justice from West Virginia State University, Mr. Walker went on to pursue his master’s in education and leadership studies at Marshall University, obtaining his degree summa cum laude in 1999. He then decided to study law at the West Virginia University College of Law, earning his Juris Doctor in 2003. Two years later, he was licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, and in 2012, in the state of West Virginia.

While in law school, Mr. Walker was nominated as the president of the Black Law Student Association and chosen to be a part of The Order of Barristers, for being among the top litigators in his class. Moreover, he was the recipient of the CALI Excellence for the Future Award for trial advocacy. In his professional career, he has been voted among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers and listed in the 10 Best attorneys for client satisfaction by the American Institute Of Criminal Law Attorneys.

Rated “Superb” on Avvo, and the recipient of numerous five-star reviews from grateful clients, Mr. Walker is endorsed by his peers as a force to be reckoned with. He is voted to be on the Top 100 list by the National Black Lawyers Association, and he is a lifetime charter member of Rue Rating’s Best Attorneys of America. Furthermore, he is on the Top 50 Men of Excellence list by the New Pittsburgh Courier.

Mr. Walker maintains his relationship with his legal circle by being an active member of the DUI Defense Lawyers Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys and the National College for DUI Defense. He volunteers his spare time lecturing via various speaking engagements on topics related to education and leadership issues, and criminal defense.

*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 Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, DUI/DWI, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Medical Malpractice, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Trucking Accidents

  • 60% Criminal Defense
  • 20% Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 10% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2005, Pennsylvania

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Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Propel Schools, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Board of Trustees, Past Member
Educational Background:
  • West Virginia State College, B.S., Major: Criminal Justice, Honors: Twice elected as president of the Student Government Association, Honors: Omega Psi Phi, Fraternity, Honors: Voted citizen of the year by the Xi Alpha Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Honors: Incorporated and unanimously voted as the Freshman Athlete of the Year by excelling in football, basketball, Honors: Volunteered for Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, 1998
  • Marshall University, M.A, Major: Education/Leadership Studies, Honors: summa cum laude, Honors: With High Honors, 1999
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • State of West Virginia, 2012
  • National Order of the Barristers
  • Selected to the American Inns of Court
  • Pennsylvania, 2005
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania, 2005
  • 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
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Commonwealth v. Matthew Paxton - Not Guilty on all Charges, 2014
  • Commonwealth v. Brandon Thomas - Not Guilty of Murder, 2014
  • Commonwealth v. J.C. - Not Guilty of Hazing Charges, 2013
  • Commonwealth v. S.S. - Not Guilty of Robbery and Conspiracy Charges, 2014
Industry Groups:
  • Criminal Defense
  • DUI
  • Personal Injury

Office location for Frank C. Walker, II

3000 Lewis Run Road
Clairton, PA 15025

Phone: 412-387-4206


8 Years Super Lawyers
1 Year Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2016

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Top 50: Pittsburgh Super Lawyers: 2023

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