BIOGRAPHY

Mr. Walter was born and raised in Freeman, South Dakota. He graduated from Freeman High School in 1979. He attended and graduated from the University of South Dakota in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science Degree.

He then attended and graduated from the University South Dakota School of Law in 1989. He was licensed and admitted to practice law by the Supreme Court of South Dakota in October 1989. Mr. Walter worked for the Minnehaha County Public Defenders Office in Sioux Falls, South Dakota from 1989 to 1996.

In 1996 he was admitted to practice in the South Dakota U. S. District Court. He has tried many misdemeanor and felony cases. He held the record with the Minnehaha County Public Defender’s office for the most jury trial wins until 2006. Mr. Walter won every misdemeanor case he tried for 14 years.

He has won the majority of felony cases he has tried. Since 1996, Mr. Walter has owned and operated his private practice focusing mainly on criminal defense. As stated in the Practice Areas link above, Mr. Walter has handled a vast array of cases.

Mr. Walter has been contracted by the Governor of the State of South Dakota and the Secretary of Corrections, from 1999 to the present, to assist inmates incarcerated in the Sioux Falls, Springfield and Yankton prisons on various matters including: Appeals, Habeas Corpus, Parole Issues, and prison conditions etc.,

BIOGRAPHY

Mr. Walter was born and raised in Freeman, South Dakota. He graduated from Freeman High School in 1979. He attended and graduated from the University of South Dakota in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science Degree.

He then attended and graduated from the University South Dakota School of Law in 1989. He was licensed and admitted to practice law by the Supreme Court of South Dakota in October 1989. Mr. Walter worked for the Minnehaha County Public Defenders Office in Sioux Falls, South Dakota from 1989 to 1996.

In 1996 he was admitted to practice in the South Dakota U. S. District Court. He has tried many misdemeanor and felony cases. He held the record with the Minnehaha County Public Defender’s office for the most jury trial wins until 2006. Mr. Walter won every misdemeanor case he tried for 14 years.

He has won the majority of felony cases he has tried. Since 1996, Mr. Walter has owned and operated his private practice focusing mainly on criminal defense. As stated in the Practice Areas link above, Mr. Walter has handled a vast array of cases.

Mr. Walter has been contracted by the Governor of the State of South Dakota and the Secretary of Corrections, from 1999 to the present, to assist inmates incarcerated in the Sioux Falls, Springfield and Yankton prisons on various matters including: Appeals, Habeas Corpus, Parole Issues, and prison conditions etc.,