Judge Walls, Jr. Retires From Family Court


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After serving 24 years as Judge of the Family Court of the State of Delaware, William J. Walls, Jr. of Milford has retired from the court and has joined the law firm of Parkowski, Guerke & Swayze, P,A.. in their Dover office

Before his appointment as judge of the Family Court, Walls was partner in the Dover law firm of Hindman and Walls. Prior to that, he served as Deputy Attorney General, Criminal Division, State of Delaware. Walls also served as attorney to the Delaware State Senate for 10 years. In other roles, Walls has served as City Solicitor to the City of Harrington, Town of Bowers, and Town of Frederica.

A lifelong Delaware resident, he graduated from Lake Forest High School, earned a degree in economics from Washington College in Chestertown, MD and received his law degree from Delaware Law School of Widener College. In the community he is active in the Milford Lions Club. He has been involved with Lions International for over 25 years, serving as president to both the Harrington and Milford Lions clubs. He is a past vice president of Delmarva Council, Boy Scouts of America, and past scout master of Milford troop 911. He is a 32nd degree Mason and a member of MasonicTemple Lodge #9 in Milford.

Walls is excited to be returning to private law practice and looks forward to continuing his service to the community by way of providing legal services. He will concentrate on mediation and arbitration and family law. He will also provide legal services in the areas of wills and estate, real estate, and government relations.

Parkowski, Guerke & Swayze, P.A. is a full service law firm with offices in Wilmington, Dover, and Georgetown.


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