Practice areas

Practice Areas

Walker Keeling’s Legal and Paralegal Team: Donna Grafe-Tucker, Associate; Ronald B. Walker, Partner; W. Lee Keeling, Partner; John H. H. Bennett, Associate; Sue A. Comstock, Paralegal

Walker Keeling’s Legal and Paralegal Team: Donna Grafe-Tucker, Associate; Ronald B. Walker, Partner; W. Lee Keeling, Partner; John H. H. Bennett, Associate; Sue A. Comstock, Paralegal

Litigation

Jury Selection —In most of the counties in this area, our firm is able to obtain a copy of the list of the jury panel two weeks before trial. We have developed a system in most of these counties where by the time the first question is asked at voir dire, we have helpful information for jury selection on up to sixty percent of the panel.

Reputation — Texas Lawyer, a weekly statewide legal publication, featured Ron Walker as the “Most Skilled Defense Lawyer” in Victoria, Texas. Ron thinks that designation should have gone to the entire firm.  Texas Lawyer described Ron as having  “a very good relationship with the judiciary in Victoria and the surrounding counties” and of being “experienced, prepared, and an effective communicator with judges and juries,” and a “master of trial preparation.” Ron feels this  designation is the result of having a superior legal staff and teaming with talented in-house and outside counsel. The Texas Lawyer article summed up by stating “our firm, has an excellent reputation.”

Court Personnel — We have worked with individuals throughout the courthouses in our region. We maintain a courteous and professional relationship with the court personnel, many for more than two decades.

Medical Experts — Our firm has deposed many of the physicians in this area and is generally familiar with their style of testimony and patterns of practices. On a more informal basis, we represent many of these physicians and know them socially.

Business Problems and Transactions

Situation Appropriate Representation — Representation of businesses is not a one-size-fits-all proposition. We understand the importance our clients place on bringing to the table resources appropriate to a given situation. We strive to render practical, useful advice and legal services at a level of intensity appropriate to getting the problem solved. Getting problems solved is what we believe good lawyering is all about.

Technology and Communication — Our clients place a premium on thorough and timely transmission of information. Our professionals and staff are accessible, responsive and equipped to operate wherever and whenever they may be needed. We utilize and are committed to maintaining up-to-date data and communications technology, and are able to accommodate and work with a range of the most widely used office and communications software applications.

Connecting to our Network — Our day to day professional, charitable and civic activities bring us into contact with many South Texans in different professions and positions. Those contacts and relationships are important to us. With this network, we are often able to put those seeking opportunities in our South Texas area in touch with others who can help.

 

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