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A. Walker Barnes

Partner

Email: walker.barnes@hoodlaw.com
Direct Dial: 843-577-1227

Walker has represented more than 100 individual and corporate clients in all aspects of civil litigation with a specific focus on: medical malpractice; product liability; asbestos; construction; class action defense, general negligence, and premises liability.

EDUCATION

  • J.D., University of South Carolina School of Law, 2009
    • Journal of International Law and Business (Editorial Board)
    • Honor Council
    • International Law Society (Vice President)
    • Transnational Dispute Resolution at The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn (London, England)
    • U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the General Counsel (Washington, D.C.)
  • B.A., University of South Carolina Honors College, 2003
    • Magna cum laude,
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Lieutenant Governor’s Office and South Carolina Senate Clerk’s Office

COURT ADMISSIONS

  • South Carolina (all state courts)
  • United States District Court, District of South Carolina
  • Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Civil and commercial litigation
  • Medical malpractice defense
  • Product liability defense
  • Asbestos litigation
  • Construction litigation
  • Premises liability
  • Class Action Defense
  • Insurance
  • General negligence

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS

  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys Association
  • Charleston County Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar
  • American Bar Association

PERSONAL INTERESTS

  • Fluent in French – lived, studied and worked in France for 7 years
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters (Advisory Council)
  • Tennis: member and team captain of multiple Charleston-based 4.0-ranked USTA teams