Biography

Will O. (Trip) Walton, III

BIOGRAPHY

Born:
LaFayette, Alabama, August 15, 1957

Education:
Lee Academy High School (1976)
Auburn University, B.S. (1980)
University of Alabama School of Law, J.D. (1984)

Admissions:
Alabama State Bar (1984)
U.S. District Court (1985)
Middle District of Alabama (1985)
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit (1986)
U.S. Supreme Court (1996)
Georgia State Bar (2008)

Member:
Lee County Bar Association
Chambers County Bar Association
American Bar Association
Georgia State Bar
Alabama State Bar (Executive Committee, Young Lawyers Section, 1986-1994; Task Force on Illiteracy, 1988-1989; Indigent Defense Committee, 1989-1990; Military Law Committee, 1990-1991; Task Force on Disaster Response, 1991-1992; Member, 1991-present and Chairman, 1998-present, Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee)
Auburn Chamber of Commerce
Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce
Opelika Chamber of Commerce
Saint James School Board
Phi Delta Member
Alabama Association for Justice
American Association for Justice
Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
North American Brain Injury Society (NABIS)
Traumatic Brain Injuries Litigation Group of the American Association for Justice
North American Brain Injury Society
Spinal Cord Injury Litigation Group of the American Association for Justice
Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America (APITLA)
APITLA National Advisory Board
Top 100 National Trial Lawyers for 2011 – Present
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Alabama / Mid-South Super Lawyer 2011 – Present
Business in Alabama – Top Attorney
Best of Auburn – Personal Injury Attorney
National Advocacy for DUI Defense – Top 75 DUI Attorneys in Alabama 2013 – Present

Miscellaneous Information:
Eagle Scout
Kappa Alpha Order
Landman – Michigan Oil Company, Northpoint, Alabama (1981-1983)
Alabama District Attorneys’ Association (1984-1985)
Deputy District Attorney Montgomery County, Alabama 1984-1985
City Prosecutor for the City of Auburn Alabama, for approximately five (5) years
Harper & Meadows Law Firm, Auburn, Alabama 1985-1986
Meadows & Walton, Auburn, Alabama 1986 – 1987
Member of Walker, Hill, Adams, Umbach, Meadows & Walton (1987-2001)