CHRIS J. WALKER has been recognized by his peers as the 2017 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW- DEFENDANTS “LAWYER OF THE YEAR” for Jackson, Ms. and has also been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 23rd Edition of THE BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA in the practice area of MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW-DEFENDANTS. Walker focuses his practice on the defense of healthcare providers in general with emphasis on physicians and hospitals. He has more than 40 years of trial experience and has tried cases in every kind of court in the state of Mississippi. He is an elected member of the International Association of Defense Counsel and is 5.0 AV-rated by Martindale- Hubbell, the highest rating attainable. He is recognized in Mid-South Super Lawyers and the Markow Walker law firm is recognized by U.S. News Best Law Firms for Medical Malpractice law. Walker received his undergraduate degree from Millsaps College and his law degree from the University of Mississippi.