Court of Criminal Appeals

Judge Scott Walker 

Place 5

Judge Scott Walker was elected to the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals in November of 2016.  Prior to taking the bench, his law practice consisted of criminal litigation, appellate advocacy, civil defense, and veteran's disability.  His undergraduate degree is from Dallas Baptist University and his Juris Doctorate is from Baylor School of Law.

Judge Walker is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the Texas Bar College, an honorary society of lawyers who are among the best trained in Texas. He is a former member of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.

Judge Walker is a native Texan. He and his wife have been married for 44 years. They are evangelical Christians and are active members in their Dallas area church. They have one son, one daughter, and two grandchildren.