Tyler Attorney Jack Walker Receives The 2014 Reich Chandler Outstanding Advocate Award
(Tyler, Texas) Dec. 8, 2014- Jack Walker, attorney and partner at Martin Walker, P.C. in Tyler, Texas, received the 2014 Reich Chandler Outstanding Advocate Award from the
Texas Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA). Walker was awarded the 2014 Reich Chandler Outstanding Advocate Award for his commitment to ethics and professionalism in the practice of law and his untiring devotion to the rights of his clients.
George Chandler, noted Texas trial lawyer, recent inductee into the State Bar of Texas Legal Legends, and father of Reich Chandler, presented this award to Walker at a ceremony in Austin, Texas, on December 4, 2014. It was an honor for Walker to receive this award. As a member of the Board of Directors for the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Walker has dedicated his time and efforts to pursuing justice for those who have been injured and fighting to maintain their right to full and fair recovery through advocacy.
Walker is board-certified in personal injury trial law by The Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Walker is also an active member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, serving as the 2014 President of the East Texas Chapter.
Jack Walker is happily married to Andrea, and they have three children. Walker holds an undergraduate degree from The University of Texas at Austin and a Juris Doctorate from South Texas College of Law, where he received the
American Jurisprudence Award for Agency and Partnership, he was a member of the Order of the Lytae, and the Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity.
Martin Walker, P.C. is based in Tyler, Texas. The attorneys at Martin Walker, P.C. are passionate about fighting for the rights of the people and businesses of East Texas.
Martin Walker, P .C. specializes in all types of civil litigation-car and truck wrecks, product liability, oil field injuries and medical malpractice.
Martin Walker, P.C. holds a strong commitment to the Tyler community and recently finished remodeling the Arcadia Theater, a part of historic downtown Tyler and a point of pride for the community.
About the Reich Chandler Award
The award is named in honor of Reich Chandler, former Advocates Committee Chair and Secretary Treasurer of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, who set the standard for excellence for all Texas Advocates.
Reich Chandler was a father, a husband, an outstanding tennis player and a dedicated lawyer before he lost his battle with cancer in 2006. This annual award is given in his memory to
the advocate who has continued to follow chandler’s example, striving toward:
- Living a balanced life, one that puts family first and foremost,
- Building a strong connection to one’s own faith so that it may serve as both a
guide and anchor,
- Recognizing the strength and importance of tradition, and
- Dedicating one’s self to professionalism and ethics in the practice of law and the
pursuit of what is right and just, regardless of the consequences.
Recipients of the award are recognized by their peers to exemplify all four of these characteristics.
TTLA was founded in 1949 with a mission to protect the rights of Texas families and promote excellence in trial advocacy and the legal profession. As large companies fight for legal protections that would insulate them from accountability for injuries caused by their negligence, the ITLA fights to maintain the rights of those who are injured and seek to hold these companies responsible. For more inf01mation on this organization, please