Professor Walker began her career in academia as an Assistant Professor of Lawyering Process at Florida Coastal School of Law (“FSCL”) in Jacksonville, Florida. At FCSL, Professor Walker taught first-year law students Legal Research and Writing. In addition, she taught upper-level law students skills courses including: Pretrial Litigation Drafting and Client Interviewing and Counseling.
Prior to her career in academia, Professor Walker practiced construction and complex commercial litigation as an associate at Hedrick, Dewberry, Regan & Durant. She represented contractors, sub-contractors, engineers, and design professionals in bid disputes, bond, and lien claims, Miller Act claims, construction and design defect cases, and insurance coverage disputes. She also represented clients in business dissolution cases, foreclosure disputes, and doctors and nurses in Administrative Hearings before the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation.
Professor Walker also practiced appellate law at Korn & Zehmer, P.A., where she represented clients before the Florida state appellate courts on a variety of appellate issues.
Professor Walker received her Juris Doctorate degree from Florida State University College of Law, cum laude. Professor Walker received her undergraduate degree with a major in Criminal Justice from the University of North Florida. Licensed in Florida, she is actively involved in community activities and organizing Team Fox fundraising events for the Michael J. Fox Foundation.