Judith L. Walter has been practicing law, primarily as a litigation attorney, for over three decades . In 1970, Ms. Walter earned her B.A. degree, cum laude, from Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Missouri. She graduated from Georgetown University Law Center in 1980 with a Juris Doctor degree and was admitted to the District of Columbia Bar the same year. She was admitted to the Maryland Bar in 1987 and now practices in both jurisdictions.
Early in her career, Ms. Walter worked for the U.S. Railway Association on highly complex litigation arising from the bankruptcies of several Northeast railroads and the formation of Conrail.
Prior to joining Michael D. Herman, Esq. & Associates, Ms. Walter was a solo practitioner for many years with offices in Takoma Park, Maryland. Prior to that she was associated with the firm of Vecchia & Wolfer where she practiced alongside Judith A. Wolfer, who now heads the legal program for the House of Ruth in the central Maryland and Baltimore areas. During her tenure with Vecchia & Wolfer, Ms. Walter successfully concluded several complex employment discrimination matters.
Ms. Walter’s practice currently focuses primarily on family law, including divorce, child custody, support, domestic violence, guardianships, and wills. Ms. Walter also maintains a general practice representing clients in connection with consumer issues, credit corrections, contract disputes, real estate litigation, landlord & tenant (landlord side) and employment law. In addition to her admission to the District of Columbia and Maryland Bars, Ms. Walter is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columba, the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, and the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.