Mr. Walker is a partner in the mediation and arbitration company of Perry Dampf Dispute Solutions headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He is also Of Counsel with Kinchen, Walker, Bienvenu, Bargas, Reed & Helm LLC. Mr. Walker has extensive litigation experience and is an active mediator in the areas of medical malpractice, product liability, hospital liability, employer liability, insurance, and civil rights. He received his mediation certification from the University of Texas Law School Center for Public Policy Dispute Resolution. He is an approved ADR panel mediator for the U.S.D.C., Middle District of Louisiana, and is also listed on the Louisiana Register of Qualified Civil Mediators. Additionally, Mr. Walker is a contributing author regarding construction litigation and medical/legal issues. With a reputation for impartiality, Mr. Walker brings to the table a maturity in many areas of the law combined with a common-sense approach to resolution that enables him to reach out beyond the legal community.
Mr. Walker is an experienced mediator and arbitrator in 800+ cases with over forty-two years of practice in Medical Malpractice, Products Liability, Insurance and Employment Law. He is a Middle District of Louisiana ADR Panel Member; listed on the Louisiana Register of Qualified Civil Mediators; and 2022 Top Rated Alternative Dispute Resolution Lawyer in Louisiana by Super Lawyers®. Training includes Mediation of Employment Disputes at the University of Texas Center for Public Policy Dispute Resolution.
"You’re my favorite mediator EVER. I am 3 for 3 with you. Let’s keep up the good work. I do refer everyone to you."
"In a mediation best described as surreal, Mike Walker did an excellent job in getting it resolved. For most of the day, I did not think that there was any way that it was going to settle."
"Thanks for your wisdom, insights, good humor, and PATIENCE that contributed to the successful resolution of this matter. This one was tough on my end. Your ability to steer the conversation away from the facts and toward resolution greatly contributed to the outcome."
“You are in a league of your own. I have never seen a mediation like that. You got my client to trust you and that is an incredible feat!!!”
“Thank you very much for helping resolve the issues in my lawsuit. I am very glad to get this matter behind me and please know that your assistance was instrumental.”
“Mike is an excellent mediator. I have used him quite often in the past and plan to do so often in the future.”
“I have used Mike 3 times and feel he does a good job and handles medical issues with great skill.”