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Kandace D. Walter

Kandace D. Walter, Esq., has more than a decade of relevant and valuable legal experience to satisfy the business and intellectual property needs of her clients. Ms. Walter is known for her candid demeanor. Clients depend on Ms. Walter to dispense comprehensive, straightforward and practical advice as they make critical decisions that impact the livelihood, security and profitability of their business endeavors.

Prior to the creation of Walter Legal PLLC, Ms. Walter honed her unique skills and legal perspective at an intellectual property and business litigation boutique law firm, a medium sized school law firm, the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office as well as the Dallas City Attorney’s Office.  Ms. Walter’s extensive courtroom experience and technical background give her a distinctive perspective for the issues facing entrepreneurs, small business owners and inventors. Ms. Walter is competent and confident in the courtroom and works vigorously to protect her client’s interests.

Ms. Walter began her legal career as an Assistant District Attorney for the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office. During her tenure, Ms. Walter worked in the misdemeanor and felony courts trying cases before juries and judges. Ms. Walter also worked for a medium-sized firm focusing on school law and general litigation matters for various school districts around the state. 

Ms. Walter has also worked as an Assistant City Attorney and Community Prosecutor for the Dallas City Attorney’s Office. She worked with police, fire, and code to address quality of life issues in her assigned community. Her projects aided in the empowerment and restoration of the community through the development of partnerships between citizens and local, state and national governmental and nonprofit agencies.

Ms. Walter is also currently an Adjunct Professor at Collin County Community College and teaches Introduction to Intellectual Property. She presents fundamentals of intellectual property law, including creation, procurement, preparation, and filing documents related to patents, copyrights, trademarks, and the processes of intellectual property litigation.

Ms. Walter is a native Texan and graduate of Richardson High School. Ms. Walter, a proud graduate of The University of Texas School of Law and Florida A &M University, is licensed to practice law in Texas and is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.


  • University of Texas School of Law, Juris Doctor
  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Bachelor Science (Chemistry)

Bar Admissions:

  • State Courts of Texas
  • Northern District of Texas, United States District Court
  • Eastern District of Texas, United States District Court
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Legal Experience:

  • Intellectual Property/Business/Litigation law firms
  • Dallas County Criminal District Court Magistrate Judge (PT)
  • Collin County Community College, Adjunct Professor
  • Dallas County District Attorney’s Office
  • Dallas City Attorney’s Office
  • Starting a Business, SMU Cox School of Business, Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship

Ms. Walter has demonstrated her commitment to service and community over the years. Ms. Walter has been involved with the following organizations.

Professional and Community Involvement:

  • Honorable Barbara M.G. Lynn American Inn of Court – Barrister member, Pupilage Group Leader
  • D Magazine – Best Lawyers Under 40, 2018; Best Lawyers-Intellectual Property, 2017
  • Super Lawyers–2019 Texas Rising Stars
  • J.L. Turner Legal Association Foundation – 2017 Foundation Chair, Grant and Scholarship Committee
  • J.L. Turner Legal Association – Member, Newsletter Chair, Website Chair
  • 2016, 2017 Stars of Texas Bar Award, Best Overall Newsletter for JLTLA Express Newsletter
  • The N.E.W. Roundtable, Inc. – Vice President, Newsletter Chair
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers – 2017 Leadership Class
  • Texas Bar College – Member
  • State Bar of Texas – Diversity in the Profession Committee
  • Dallas Bar Association – Member, Career Day, LegalLines
  • Attorneys Serving the Community – Member
  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) – Arbitrator
  • Women in Intellectual Property – Member
  • Dallas Black Women Attorneys Association – Member, former co-chair
  • Junior League of Richardson – Member
  • Dallas Gaelic Athletic Association – Member, player


Honest. Fair. Realistic. Cautious. Responsible.

Recent Presentations on Intellectual Property and Business:

  • Dallas Chinese Chamber of Commerce: Youth Entrepreneur Society
  • Tarrant County Community College: GSMP Entrepreneur Class
  • Delta Sigma Theta YES! Youth Entrepreneur Summit
  • Dallas Start Up Week
  • Delta Small Business Camp
  • Collin County Black Chamber
  • Women’s Entrepreneur Resource and Education Community

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