Edwin Jack Walker, Jr.

Of Counsel - Estate Planning


Jack Walker is one of the founding partners of Walker Lambe, and has been practicing law for close to 50 years, serving clients and their families in matters including: estate planning, trust and estate administration, tax planning, business succession planning, insurance planning, and representation of nonprofit organizations. He has practiced in Durham his entire career, and was the first attorney in Durham to be designated a Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law. Jack has served as a member of the American Bar Association, as a member of the Section on Taxation, North Carolina Bar Association, Durham County Bar Association, Durham-Orange Estate Planning Council, and Duke University Estate Planning Council. Jack frequently conducts educational seminars on estate planning and related topics for lawyers, financial professionals, and community organizations.

In addition to his law practice and his work with local, regional and national Bar Associations, Jack has also served the United Way, was a member of the Board of Trustees of the Durham County Hospital Corporation, served the Foundation for Better Health of Durham, the Duke Heart Center, Durham Academy, and the Triangle Community Foundation, where he also served as legal counsel for 25 years. Jack has served as a director of the UNC Law Foundation and serves on the boards of three private foundations. An accomplished musician, Jack has performed with the Chapel Hill Philharmonia, the Durham Symphony, the Triangle Brass Band, the Durham Community Concert Band, and the Durham Medical Orchestra. Jack is a member of The Triangle Community Foundation Leadership Council, and a board member for the Emily Krzyzewski Family Life Center.

Jack has been named a Super Lawyer in Law and Politics Magazine, is a recipient of the Leaders in the Law award and has been selected by legal peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in Trusts and Estates.