The Walker Law Firm, PLC is a different kind of law firm.  Here you are treated like a person, not just an account number.  Our goal is to be excellent attorneys and to represent every client to the best of our ability. 

D. Burke Walker, Esquire
Principal, Managing Attorney

A cum laude graduate of the top-ranked George Mason School of Law, D. Burke Walker has extensive experience as a trial lawyer all over northern Virginia. He began working cases while still in law school in Fairfax County where he donated his time to help those who could not afford legal representation.

Following law school, he joined a small private firm in Leesburg where he focused on divorce, landlord tenant law, contract disputes, business formation and criminal defense work. Mr. Walker then went on to gain invaluable experience at the Loudoun County Public Defender’s Office where he concentrated on purely criminal defense and defended thousands of criminal cases ranging from simple traffic infractions to double murder. 

Mr. Walker’s caseload concentrated on DUI / DWI’s, Reckless Driving, drug possession and distribution, assault and battery, domestic violence and property crimes.  During this time, Mr. Walker was in Court every day and developed many beneficial working relationships with the prosecutors and the courthouse staff.

Mr. Walker then established his private practice in Northern Virginia.  Mr. Walker prepares every case for trial.  He feels this is the only way to be prepared for court. Mr. Walker prides himself on being available to his clients.  To that end early, after-hours and weekend appointments are available at no extra cost.  He can be reached by email virtually 24/7 to answer any questions or concerns his clients may have.

Mr. Walker devotes the majority of his practice to general criminal and traffic defense. He regularly appears in courts throughout Northern Virginia on behalf of his clients. In his criminal defense practice, he has represented those accused of virtually every crime including: DUI / DWI, assault, domestic assault, property crimes, larceny, drug possession offenses, drug distribution offenses, reckless driving, speeding infractions, weapons offenses, violent crimes, bad checks, forgery and fraud. Mr. Walker also has extensive experience providing criminal representation to juveniles.

In addition to criminal defense, Mr. Walker has an active civil practice in which he represents individuals and businesses on a variety of matters including: contract formation and disputes, landlord/tenant issues, debt collections, formal business formations and every aspect of family law.

Mr. Walker is a member of the Virginia and Loudoun County Bar association where he plays an active role in the state and county.  He is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and the American Bar Association.  Mr. Walker is also member of the Loudoun County chapter of Beat the Odds, an organization that works to provide scholarships to high school students who have overcome adversity in their lives.      

Mr. Walker is certified to handle felony, misdemeanor and serious juvenile criminal cases by the Virginia Indigent Defense Commission.  

Matthew E. Bass, Esquire
Associate Attorney

Mr. Bass graduated summa cum laude at the top of his class from the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law.  During law school he devoted more than 750 hours to serving the indigent population of D.C. through the school's clinical legal programs, where he garnered several awards for outstanding service and conducted a 4 day jury trial in the D.C. Superior Court.  Mr. Bass is licensed at all levels of the Virginia State Courts, and is a member of the Loudoun County Bar Association, American Bar Association, and Virginia Trial Lawyer's Association.  He is certified by the Virginia Indigent Defense Commission to handle all criminal misdemeanors.

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