David Walker

David Walker
Director of Lawyering Skills, Deputy Law Librarian and Associate Professor of Law

B.A., Hofstra University
J.D., Rutgers University School of Law
M.L.I.S., Rutgers University School of Community, Information and Library Studies

David C. Walker is the Director of Lawyering Skills, Deputy Law Librarian and
Associate Professor of Law at Lincoln Memorial University – Duncan School of Law. Prior
to his current role, Professor Walker was the Director of the Lawyering Skills and
Academic Support Programs & Assistant Professor of Law at LMU Law. Prior to that, he
served as the Information Services Librarian & Adjunct Professor at LMU Law, where he
managed the law library’s reference and instructional services. Professor Walker
also taught legal research and writing, and was responsible for creating the first year
legal research course.

Prior to working at LMU, Professor Walker served as a Reference Librarian at the
Charleston School of Law, where he also taught legal research and writing as an adjunct
professor. He received a Master of Library and Information Science from Rutgers
University and a Juris Doctor from Rutgers School of Law – Camden.

During law school, Professor Walker worked for the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s
Office and the United States Department of Justice – Antitrust Division. After law
school, he clerked for the Honorable Deborah J. Venezia, J.S.C..

Professor Walker served as contributing editor of Law Librarian Blog from 2009 to 2013.
His scholarly interests include the nature of legal authority in the United States at
both the state and federal level, the intersection of jurisprudence and legal research,
law librarianship, and dictionaries.

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Lincoln Memorial University - John J. Duncan, Jr. School of Law (LMU-DSOL) is provisionally accredited
by the American Bar Association. The earliest LMU-DSOL may apply for ABA full accreditation is December 2016.

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Additionally, Lincoln Memorial University - Duncan School of Law is approved by the Tennessee Board of Law Examiners.