Frank M. Walker, Jr.

Frank M. Walker, Jr.

Brief Biography:

Frank M. Walker, Jr. is a partner at Plauché, Smith & Nieset, LLC, practicing with the firm since 1977. Walker’s specialties include litigation involving governmental liability, premises liability, products liability, automobile liability and general liability. He has also defended numerous EEOC claims, trucking accident claims, and property and casualty damage suits.

Walker was selected as a Louisiana “Super Lawyer” and was named the Best Lawyers’ “2012 Lake Charles Personal Insurance Litigation – Defendants’ Lawyer of the Year” (Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year”).  Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers.

AV Rating – Martindale-Hubbell


University of the South in Sewanee, TN, B.A. Degree, Political Science 1973

LSU Law School, J.D., 1976, finishing in the top 10% of his class


All of the state district and appellate courts in Louisiana

United States District Courts, including the Western, Middle and Eastern Districts

United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

United States Supreme Court

Professional Associations:

Southwest Louisiana Bar Association

Louisiana State Bar Association

Litigation Counsel of America – Trial Lawyer Honorary Society

Representative Matters:

  • Louisiana Farm Bureau Insurance Company
  • Cintas Corporation
  • Federated Mutual Insurance Company
  • The Calcasieu Parish School Board
  • The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury
  • International Paper Company
  • AIG
  • Has tried to verdict over 100 jury cases

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