Our Firm's Awards And Recognitions

The attorneys at Walker, Hamilton, Koenig & Burbidge are among the best at what they do and they have earned recognition both locally and nationally for their achievements. We don't rest on our laurels, but our achievements demonstrate our commitment to our clients, our effectiveness in the courtroom, and the respect we have garnered in the community.

Among the many awards and recognitions we have received are:

  • Attorneys Walter Walker, Peter Koenig, and Beau Burbidge were named 2018 San Francisco Trial Lawyers of the Year by the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association.
  • Attorney Walter Walker is a fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, one of the most prestigious trial associations in the world whose membership is limited to 500 attorneys under the age of 70.
  • Attorney Walter Walker is a member of the International Society of Barristers, an honor society of outstanding trial lawyers chosen by their peers on the basis of excellence and integrity in advocacy.
  • Attorney Walter Walker is a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers, an invitation-only organization for only those experienced trial lawyers who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality.
  • Attorneys Walter Walker, Timothy Hamilton, and Peter Koenig are members of the American Board of Trial Advocates, a prestigious organization of experienced trial lawyers dedicated to preservation and promotion of the civil jury trial right provided by the Seventh Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
  • Attorney Walter Walker was nominated and became a finalist for California Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2003.
  • Attorney Walter Walker was nominated and became a finalist for San Francisco Trial Attorney of the Year in 2010.
  • Attorneys Walter Walker, Timothy Hamilton, and Peter Koenig have been consistently named as "Super Lawyers," an honor reserved only for 5% of attorneys in Northern California.
  • Attorneys Walter Walker, Timothy Hamilton, and Peter Koenig have consistently held an AV rating, the highest attorney rating given by Martindale Hubbell.
  • Attorneys Clarissa Kearns and Beau Burbidge have been consistently included on the list of "Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars", an honor reserved for only 2.5% of the lawyers in Northern California.
  • Walker, Hamilton, Koenig & Burbidge was named as a "Best Law Firm" by U.S. News in 2014-2018.

With more than 100 years of combined experience, you can trust in the legal guidance that we offer. Contact Walker, Hamilton, Koenig & Burbidge for the attention and legal representation that you deserve!