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Samuel A. Walker

Associate

Samuel A. Walker is a member of the firm’s Appellate practice.  He joined Conroy Simberg after more than 20 years of appellate practice in both the public and private sectors, and in both civil and criminal appeals.  He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with a concentration in English from Loma Linda University in California, and a Juris Doctor degree from Howard University in Washington, DC.  Mr. Walker currently serves as member of the Executive Council of the Appellate Practice Section of the Florida Bar.  He is also a former chair of the Appellate Practice Committee of the Palm Beach County Bar Association.  He is the founding chair of the Appellate Law Section of the National Bar Association, and a former member of the National Bar Association’s Board of Governors.  

Practice Areas: 

Admitted to Practice:

  • Florida, 2013
  • Virgin Islands, 1996 

Education: 

  • Howard University School of LawJuris Doctor, 1994 
  • Loma Linda University, Bachelor of Arts, 1990

Professional Affiliations: 

  • The Florida Bar
  • Virgin Islands Bar Association
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • F. Malcolm Cunningham, Sr. Bar Association
  • Caribbean Bar Association 

Speaking Engagements:  

  • Speaker Fever – Secrets to an Amazing CLE Presentation, The Florida Bar, 2019
  • A Review of Recent Appellate Opinions, Cunningham Bar Association, 2019
  • A Review of Recent Appellate Opinions, Palm Beach County Bar Association, 2019
  • A Review of Recent Appellate Opinions, TJ Reddick Bar Association, 2018
  • A Review of Recent Appellate Opinions, Paul C. Perkins Bar Association, 2018
  • A Review of Recent Appellate Opinions, Caribbean Bar Association, 2018
  • A Review of Recent Appellate Opinions, CPLS, P.A., 2017, 2018, 2019 

Representative Experience:  

  • Baptist v. PNC Bank, 91 So. 3d 230 (Fla. 5th DCA 2012) – Mr. Walker successfully challenged long-standing appellate precedent from multiple federal and state jurisdictions interpreting the National Bank Act. PNC Bank petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court for a writ of certiorari, and the petition was denied. 

Community Involvement:  

  • Mr. Walker volunteers as English teacher for non-English-speaking immigrants in his community.