COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS

Place 5

Scott Walker for Texas Court of Criminal Appeals

Richard “Scott” Walker
(R) – Fort Worth

PARTY AFFILIATION

Republican

CURRENT OCCUPATION

Attorney
Private Practice
Attorney Offices of Scott Walker

UNDERGRAD SCHOOL/YEAR

B.S., Dallas Baptist University
(with honors)

JURIS DOCTOR

Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
Baylor University School of Law
1997

YEAR OF STATE BAR LICENSURE

1998
(18 years experience)

JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE – APPELLATE

  • Authored 100+ appellate briefs
  • Won 4 appellate cases in 2nd & 6th Courts of Appeals
    • 1 x Felony Assault
    • 2 x Felony Possession
    • 1 x Felony Burglary

JUDICIAL EXPERIENCE – OTHER

  • Other Judicial Experience

LEGAL EXPERIENCE – NONJUDICIAL

  • Private law practice
  • Criminal defense & litigation
  • Attorney of record on 1,000+ criminal cases
  • First chair: 40+ district court jury trials
  • Appellate advocacy
  • Veteran’s disability representation
  • Civil defense & litigation

ADMITTED

  • State Bar of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
  • Harris County Bar Association (Former Member)

JUDICAL/LEGAL HONORS

  • Judicial/Legal Honors

PRIOR ELECTION(S) RESULTS

2016 Republican Primary Runoff
58.02% win against Brent Webster (41.98%)
Win

2016 Republican Primary
41.48% win against Brent Webster (20.45%)
Forced Republican Primary runoff

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

Board Certifications

MOST RECENT BAR POLL RESULTS

642 of 3,973 (16.16%)
#3 of 7 Candidates
2016 State Bar Poll

KEY ENDORSEMENTS

  • United Republicans of Harris County
  • Texas Petroleum PAC
  • Jeff Kearney – Kearney, Wynn, Fort Worth
  • George Milner III – Milner, Finn, Price, Dallas
  • Tim Evans – Evans, Daniel, Moore, Evans & Biggs, Fort Worth
  • Gary Udashen – Sorrels, Udashen & Anton, Dallas
  • Brian K. Walker – Brian Walker Law Firm PLLC, Hillsboro
  • Danny Freisner – The Freisner Law Firm, Waxahachie
  • Mark Daniel – Evans, Daniel, Moore, Evans & Biggs, Fort Worth
  • R. T. Willis – Law Office of R.T. Willis, Deer Park
  • Barry Sorrels – Sorrels, Udashen & Anton, Dallas
  • Coke Solomon – District Attorney, Harrison County
  • Reagan Wynn – Kearney, Wynn, Fort Worth
  • Danny Buck Davidson – District Attorney, Panola County
  • Jim Burnham – Law Offices of Jim Burnham, Dallas
  • Lance Evans – Evans, Daniel, Moore, Evans & Biggs, Fort Worth
  • Dewayne Huston – Law Office of Dewayne Huston, Fort Worth
  • Casey Cole – Law Office of Casey Cole
  • Vincent Perini – Law Office of Vincent Perini, Dallas
  • Charlie Humphreys – Humphreys & Peterson, Garland
  • Michael Dawson – Dawson Parrish PC, Midland
  • Brian Smith – King & Smith, Fort Worth
  • Luke Beshara – Patel Gaines, San Antonio
  • Tim Moore – Evans, Daniel, Moore, Evans & Biggs, Fort Worth
  • Texas J. Hunter Parrish – Dawson Parrish PC, Fort Worth
  • Chris Stoy – Hutchison & Stoy, Fort Worth
  • Jared King – King & Smith, Fort Worth
  • Patrick Kelly – Law Office of Patrick Kelly, Dallas
  • William Biggs – Evans, Daniel, Moore, Evans & Biggs, Fort Worth
  • Michael Jimerson – District Attorney, Rusk County
  • Celia Sams – Attorney, Rowlett, TX

JUDICIAL PHILOSOPHY

INFORMATION APPROVED BY CANDIDATE ON

  Preliminary data is gathered from public sources and has not yet been finally approved by the candidate.

*Information gathered from various public sources, and may not yet be approved by the candidate.
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