Judge since: 2006
Walker was recently elevated to the appellate court. His previous assignments include seats in the Cook County Circuit Court’s Law Division and Juvenile Justice Division. Prior to becoming a judge, Walker had a varied private practice and worked as an administrative hearing officer for the City of Chicago.
Bar Association ratings
This year: The CCL and CBA rated Walker as qualified and the ISBA recommended him for retention.
Past: In 2012, Walker was rated qualified by all three major bar groups.
Notable: In June, Walker was assigned to a vacancy on the Illinois Appellate Court.