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Mekisha Jane Walker

Welcome to Walker Law

Experienced, Aggressive, Trustworthy, and Respected Mekisha Jane Walker is an experienced and highly skilled Criminal Defense attorney who is not afraid to fight!

Being contacted by the police can be an intimidating experience for anyone, but when you have been arrested and charged with a crime, your life can change forever. Potential employers, creditors, and even college admission offices can see a criminal arrest and/or conviction on your background. This is precisely why hiring a defense attorney with the proper trial skills, communication skills, and knowledge of the law and criminal justice system is such a critical decision. I will do all possible to keep a final conviction off your record. With your freedom at stake, you need someone who is not afraid to fight for you. Remember, you are not guilty until they prove you are guilty. I am highly respected by my peers and former clients alike; see my 10 out of 10 AVVO rating.

"I am an experienced and aggressive trial attorney, committed to defending your case."

As a former Assistant District Attorney and Felony Prosecutor for Harris County, I know the ropes and I can lead you through the process, protect your rights, zealously represent your case and obtain truly remarkable results. While working at the District Attorney’s office, I handled various crimes on both the misdemeanor and felony level, where I gained valuable trial experience. Having prosecuted cases from arraignment through trial provides a perspective and advantage over other defense attorneys in that I am truly able to see the case from both sides and prepare your defense with their strategies in mind. My defense representation is both strategic and results-oriented. I know what his at stake in criminal cases and I am fully aware of how the outcome can impact your future.

If you or a loved one is facing criminal charges, contact the office immediately, either by calling or fill out the information sheet. I will be happy to speak with you about your case or schedule an appointment. Get a free evaluation of your case from an experienced and respected criminal trial attorney – A Former Assistant District Attorney who knows the system and is not afraid to fight for you.

Professional Experience

Walker Law LogoAttorney at Law

Walker Law Office

Houston Texas

2006 – Present

  • Represent clients charged with criminal cases on a daily basis

  • Obtain Dismissals and No-Bills

  • Review the facts and admissible evidence to help clients determine if a trial is the best option

  • Try cases to a jury – defending clients and their freedom


Assistant District Attorney



Harris County District Attorney’s Office

Houston Texas

2002 –2006

  • Felony District Court Prosecutor – managed trials and cases with a primary focus on violent crimes including murder, sexual assault, and aggravated robbery; grand jury presentations

  • Chief Prosecutor of County Court – duties included supervising junior prosecutors in learning and development of litigation skills; management and responsibility of the court’s docket

  • Juvenile Prosecutor – handled a myriad of juvenile cases and trials

  • Domestic Violence Prosecutor – Prosecuted many domestic violence cases at the misdemeanor and felony level, including cases with no victim testimony

  • Litigation – First chair on jury trials at all phases: voir dire, direct and cross-examination of witnesses and experts, argument and punishment

  • Trial preparation – conducted scene investigations, evidence evaluation, drafted pretrial motions, and prepared exhibits coordinating with DA investigators, meeting with witnesses, law enforcement officers and CPS caseworkers

  • Recognizing and researching legal issues – prepared, drafted, and argued memorandums of law

  • Reviewing facts presented by officers in the field to determine the existence of probable cause based on knowledge of the law and then accept the filing of a criminal charge based on that determination


Hinton & Bailey LLP LogoLaw Clerk

Hinton, Sussman, Bailey and Davidson, LLP

Houston Texas

2001 – 2002

  • Research State and Federal issues ranging from environmental violations to illegal searches

  • Draft Memorandums of Law, Motions, and various pleadings for filing in State and Federal courts

  • Interview clients and witnesses, collecting the facts and details necessary to establish a defense

  • Assist in trial preparation, voir dire, and formulating specific inquiries for examination


United States District Court LogoJudicial Intern

Judge David Hittner, United States District Court

Southern District of Texas, Houston Division

January 2001 – April 2001

  • Researched and drafted proposed judicial orders

  • Observed all phases of jury trials, bench trials, and hearings


Research Assistant

Professor John Barnes, South Texas College of Law

September 2000 – May 2001

January 2001 – April 2001

  • Co-wrote an explanatory guide to the Texas Rules of Form Observed all phases of jury trials, bench trials, and hearings

  • Conducted a seminar class regarding brief writing and researching techniques

  • Drafted legal research assignments for first-year law students


Judicial Intern

Judge Larry Standley

Criminal County Court at Law No. 6

Summer 2000

  • Assisted the court coordinator in the daily operations of the court

  • Researched legal issues before the court


Quan Law Group LogoLitigation Assistant

Quan, Burdette and Perez, P.C.

Houston, Texas

December 1997 – August 1999

  • Prepared appeals to be filed with the Board of Immigration Appeals

  • Conducted research for asylum cases regarding issues such as excludability due to criminal convictions

  • Met with clients to collect information necessary to draft asylum applications

  • Prepared detailed trial exhibits focused on the political and religious situations of a specific country

  • Drafted memoranda of law, motions, discovery requests, and other litigation pleadings

Certifications

Mediator– pursuant to the Texas ADR Act, Tex. Civ. Prac. & Rem Code § 154.02

If you or a loved one is facing criminal charges, contact the office immediately, either by calling or fill out the information sheet. I will be happy to speak with you about your case or schedule an appointment. Flexible appointment times are available upon request. Get a free evaluation of your case from an experienced and respected criminal trial attorney – A Former Assistant District Attorney who knows the system and is not afraid to fight for you.

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas

Professional Associations

  • College of the State Bar of TexasMember, 2015-Present

  • Harris County Criminal Lawyers AssociationMember, 2006-Present

  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember, 2006-Present

  • American Association of NotariesNotary, 1996-Present

Awards

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers — National Trial Lawyers Association — 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

  • Houston Top Lawyers — H Texas Magazine — 2015, 2016, 2019

  • Client's Choice — Criminal Defense — AVVO — 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

  • Top Contributor — Criminal Defense — AVVO — 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

  • National Best Brief — Moot Count Competition — John Marshall School of Law — 2001

  • National Best Brief — Moot Count Competition — University of Cincinnati College of Law — 2001

Education

  • J.D. — South Texas College of Law — 2002

  • B.S. — University of Houston, Clear Lake — 1999