Meca Walker, Associate Judge, 309th Family District Court, Harris County
The Honorable Meca Walker Associate Judge, 309th Judicial District Court Houston, Harris County, Texas Meca Walker is the Associate Judge for the 309th Judicial District Court of Houston, Harris County Texas where she presides over family law matters. Judge Walker was appointed to the bench in 2007 at the age of 36 and is the youngest and only African American family law judge. Prior to her current position, Judge Walker was appointed by former Mayor Bill White to serve as a Hearing Officer for the City of Houston. While serving as a part-time Hearing Officer, Judge Walker was a partner in the law firm of Walker & Waller, PLLC, which had offices in Houston, Texas and Washington, DC.
Judge Walker's professional activities include serving as a Board Member for the Houston Bar Association-Family Law Section, serving on the Planning Committee for the Texas Center for the Judiciary: Associate Judges Conference 2009 and 2010, the Advisory Board on Disproportionally for the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services and serving as a Lifetime-Member of the Texas Family Law Foundation. Judge Walker has written several papers and spoken at many conferences for the legal community including ‚ "How to Survive the Uncontested Docket" and "What to Do: Guardianship, Power of Attorney or Nothing at All." Judge Walker participated in the Women Lawyers Division's Annual Supreme Court Swearing In Ceremony and was sworn into the Supreme Court of the United States on May 19, 2009.
Judge Walker is an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Alpha Kappa Omega Chapter and Women of Wardrobe (WOW), which is the fundraising component of Dress for Success Houston. Judge Walker is an active alumna for Clark Atlanta University and recently completed her term as the National Representative to the Board of Trustees. She is actively involved in her community serving on local boards and volunteering her time for various organizations that benefit underprivileged women, children and families. Judge Walker is a member of Leadership Houston Class 27 and a proud member of the National Bar Association.