Layne Walker, a Beaumont native, proudly represents the people of his hometown and the surrounding Southeast Texas cities while carrying on his family’s insatiable passion for the legal system. Layne is the son of the Hon. Layne Walker, Sr. and Cynthia Walker and the grandson of the late Chief Justice Ronald Walker. Layne graduated from Hardin-Jefferson High School then attended Lamar University where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice.
Layne is a member of these organizations
- State of Texas
- Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
- United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
- United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
Background & Education
Layne graduated from South Texas College of Law Houston in the top third of his class and obtained his Doctor of Jurisprudence in an astonishing two and a half years. While working to graduate early, Layne distinguished himself at the Summer Trial Academy in 2018 where he was named one of the school’s Top Advocates. Layne was subsequently placed on several prominent advocacy teams and competed in mock trial competitions across the country including Alabama, Georgia, Washington D.C., and California. He once again distinguished himself as an advocate when he was awarded the Best Closing Argument at the prestigious National Civil Trial Competition in 2019. Layne was a member of the school’s Board of Advocates and was selected for the Order of Barristers, a nationally prominent organization for top graduates who excelled in advocacy. Layne’s achievements illustrate his willingness to work hard as well as succeed in any undertaking with a high degree of skill and care.
Layne Walker is a member of the following legal organizations:
American Bar Association
Texas Bar Association
Jefferson County Bar Association
Jefferson County Young Lawyers’ Association
Order of Barristers