Justin C. Walker

Of Counsel

513.665.0200
F: 513.665.0219
jwalker@msdlegal.com

Justin’s practice areas are focused on complex civil litigation and constitutional law, with an emphasis on consumer fraud and defective products. Prior to joining Markovits, Stock & DeMarco in April 2019, Justin practiced at the Finney Law Firm, a boutique law firm specializing in complex litigation, real estate, and constitutional law. Justin was a founding partner at Walker & Turner, Ltd. Before he entered private practice, Justin served as an assistant prosecuting attorney for Clermont County and as a law clerk and magistrate in the Hamilton County Ohio Court of Common Pleas for the Honorable Norbert A. Nadel. While in law school, Justin served as a judicial extern for Senior United States District Judge Sandra S. Beckwith.

Justin C. Walker

Of Counsel

Justin’s practice areas are focused on complex civil litigation and constitutional law, with an emphasis on consumer fraud and defective products. Prior to joining Markovits, Stock & DeMarco in April 2019, Justin practiced at the Finney Law Firm, a boutique law firm specializing in complex litigation, real estate, and constitutional law. Justin was a founding partner at Walker & Turner, Ltd. Before he entered private practice, Justin served as an assistant prosecuting attorney for Clermont County and as a law clerk and magistrate in the Hamilton County Ohio Court of Common Pleas for the Honorable Norbert A. Nadel. While in law school, Justin served as a judicial extern for Senior United States District Judge Sandra S. Beckwith.

513.665.0200

F: 513.665.0219

jwalker@msdlegal.com

EDUCATION

University of Cincinnati, J.D. (2005)
Miami University, B.S. (2001)

CREDENTIALS

Courts Admitted:
  • State of Ohio (2005)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit (2017)
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio (2008)
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Ohio (2009)

SIGNIFICANT CASES

Linneman v. Vita-Mix Corp., Case No. 15-cv-748, United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio (Co-Class Counsel for a nationwide class of Vita-Mix blender consumers resulting in a nationwide settlement).
Baker v. City of Portsmouth, No. 1:14-cv-512, 2015 WL 5822659 (S.D. Ohio Oct. 1, 2015). (Co-Counsel for a class of property owners, the Court ruled that City violated the Fourth Amendment when it required property owners to consent to a warrantless inspection of their property or face a criminal penalty where not valid exception to the warrant requirement exists).
E.F. Investments, LLC v. City of Covington, Kentucky, Case No. 17-cv-00117-DLB-JGW, United States District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky (Lead Counsel on case brought on behalf of local property owners, contending that City’s rental registration requirements violated the Fourth Amendment resulting in a settlement).
State of Ohio ex rel. Patricia Meade v. Village of Bratenahl et al.,2018-04409, Supreme Court State of Ohio (Co-Counsel on behalf of local taxpayer contending that Defendant’s violated Ohio Open Meetings Law).

AFFILIATIONS

  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Clermont County Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice

PRESENTATIONS & PUBLICATIONS

  • “Municipal Bankruptcy: Chapter 9 – Should Cincinnati Consider Filing for Bankruptcy”
  • “Ohio CLE Introduction to Bankruptcy for Lawyers CLE”
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