About the Founder

Gail M. Walton

Gail M. Walton possesses more than twenty years of experience as a lawyer in varied areas of the law.  She gained an extensive background in criminal law when she served as an Assistant District Attorney in King’s County (Brooklyn) New York prosecuting crimes, and later as an Assistant General Counsel for the New York City Department of Probation.

            She developed her interest and knowledge of Immigration Law initially as a law school student volunteering at the school’s Immigration Law Clinic and after her graduation, at a law firm in Manhattan that specialized in Immigration Law.  Ms. Walton spent several years as a law guardian in the Family Courts of New York City where she was involved in abuse and neglect hearings, custody, guardianship and other related issues and defended youths charged with acts of juvenile delinquency.  She provided oversight to children in foster care as a result of proceedings in Juvenile Court in DeKalb County Georgia as a member of the County’s Juvenile Court Citizen Review Panel. Her expertise in matrimonial matters derives from years of representing clients in contested and uncontested Divorce proceedings.

            Prior to establishing her law firm, Ms. Walton worked with a not-for-profit legal service provider in Brooklyn, New York that concentrated on assisting individuals with bankruptcy, immigration and family law matters. She has knowledge of real estate law and transactions and other civil matters. She regularly advises churches, and not for profit organizations and small businesses. She most recently served as an Administrative Law Judge in New York adjudicating traffic violations.

            A graduate of Dartmouth College and the George Washington University Law School, she has licenses to practice law in  the states of New York and Georgia and is admitted to the Eastern and Southern United States District and Bankruptcy Courts of New York.