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Walker L Chandler

770-468-6538
Walker L Chandler
Chandler and Chandler Law Group
101 Gleneagle Point
Peachtree City, GA 30269
www.walkerchandler.com
Phone: 770-468-6538
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

Walker L Chandler

Member,
Legal Committee

About Walker L Chandler

Walker grew up in Atlanta where he was active in  Boy Scouts and  church activities.  He attended Georgia Military Academy ( now Woodward Academy) from which he graduated in  1966.  He attended the University of Virginia,  graduating in 1970 with a BA degree in Foreign Affairs. He obtained his law degree from Mercer University in Macon in 1975,  then  hung out his shingle in Zebulon in Pik... read more »

Biography

Walker grew up in Atlanta where he was active in  Boy Scouts and  church activities.  He attended Georgia Military Academy ( now Woodward Academy) from which he graduated in  1966.  He attended the University of Virginia,  graduating in 1970 with a BA degree in Foreign Affairs. He obtained his law degree from Mercer University in Macon in 1975,  then  hung out his shingle in Zebulon in Pike county.  He has been a memeber of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers  since  1977.

Long an advocate  of decriminalization and other  liberty-related  causes,  Walker joined the Libertarian Party in 1983 and began representing it in a series of cases in the federal courts.  the most notable of those case was that in which he challenged a Georgia law that required drug-testing of political candidates.  Walker fought the case up through the U.S. Supreme Court  where he won an 8-1 decision that declared the law to be unconstitutional.  A liink to that case,  Chandler v. Miller (1997),   can be found at

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chandler_v._Miller

After years of maintaining  an office in Zebulon, Georgia, Mr. Chandler now practices law with his son, Zebulon K. Chandler. Their website is found at  chandlerandchandlerlaw.com,

Mr. Chandler has written and published a novel,  The Evangeline Manuscript and a book of poetry.  He was recently granted a patent on a sectional boat design [ US 8,474,393 B 1 ].  He speaks Spanish and some Swedish.  He has also studied Russian.  An active sportsman, he regularly plays soccer and Ultimate and is an avid skier.

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Walker L Chandler -
Chandler and Chandler Law Group
101 Gleneagle Point
Peachtree City, GA 30269
www.walkerchandler.com
Phone Numbers:
  • Office: 770-468-6538

Practice Areas

Area of Practice % Focus
Criminal Defense50.00%
Marijuana Defense50.00%

Credentials

Bar Licenses

State Status Year Acquired
Georgia Member in Good Standing 1971

Education

School Major Degree Year Graduated
Mercer University Law J.D. 1975
University of Virginia Foreign Affairs B.A. 1970
Georgia Military Academy ( now Woodward Academy) 1966

Associations

Position Organization Duration
Member,
Legal Committee
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws 2000 – present
Member Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 1977 – present
Candidate of Attorney General of Georgia, 1998 present
Libertarian Party of Georgia present

Awards and Recognitions

Recognition Granting Organization Year
Liberty Bell Award Libertarian Party of Georgia 1998

Speaking Engagements

Presentation Title Conference Year
Publicizing Freedom National Convention, Libertarian Party 2000

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Publications and Articles

The Gift

Published 2007

Publisher: Pike Publishing

Book of poems

The Evangeline Manuscript

Published 1997

Publisher: Pike Publishing

Time-travel novel about an American woman's journey to the ancient Mediterranean world of 27 AD