The Walker Law


Walker Law Office, LLC, is a general practice firm that provides comprehensive, innovative and personal legal assistance. The office is easily accessible in Canton. Our clients are in Hartford, Litchfield, Fairfield, Middlesex and New Haven counties and from other states. 

Attorney Philip N. Walker has practiced law for more than twenty-five years for individuals, associations, nonprofits, small businesses and major corporations. He practices in disability, workers’ compensation, social security, child & youth law, special education, student discipline, historic preservation & conservation land use, employment, personal injury, criminal defense andgovernment liability. He has represented clients in municipal, state and Federal agencies and in state and Federal courts.

Bar Admissions: Connecticut 1986; United States District Court, District of Connecticut 1987; United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit 2000.

Education: A.B. Brown University 1971; M.A. Syracuse University 1974; Qualification for doctoral studies, Syracuse University 1975-1978, J.D. Western New England College School of Law 1986. 

Continuing legal education: Connecticut Bar Association, Practicing Law Institute, American Bar Association/American Legal Institute, National Institute of Trial Advocacy, Center for Children’s Advocacy.


Memberships: Connecticut Bar Association: Planning and Zoning Section, Environmental Law Section, Administrative Law Section, Committee on Child Welfare and Juvenile Law; American Bar Association; Hartford County Bar Association.

Pro Bono: Consultation with historic preservation and conservation organizations. Attorney and guardian ad litem for children through Lawyers for Children America. Representation of students through Statewide Legal Services Pro Bono Project. Volunteer Attorney Advice through Connecticut Judicial Branch at Hartford Superior Court, Family Division.  

Appointments: Connecticut Commission on Child Protection: qualified for appointment as attorney for minor children and guardian ad litem in child custody matters. Office of the Public Defender: representation of parents and children in Juvenile Matters.  

Government: Past commissioner Barkhamsted Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Commission. Past member, Barkhamsted Historic District Study Committee.

Community: Past president and director, Barkhamsted Land Trust, Inc. Past president and director, Farmington Valley Rowing Association.


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