Steve Walden is a board-certified family law attorney and partner at The Carlson Law Firm’s Killeen office. He also helps clients out of the firm’s new office in St. Petersburg, Florida. As a skilled Killeen criminal defense attorney and trial lawyer, he has built a reputation of achieving favorable resolutions for his clients in Bell County and Florida courts.
Experience on your side
When you ask Steve why he decided to get into law, he’ll tell you it was because he wanted to help people defeat the “giants” they couldn’t have otherwise defeated on their own. This is also one of the main reasons he became board certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. In addition to family law, Steve’s practice areas include Military Defense, and Criminal Defense. After graduating from the University of Central Florida with the distinction of Summa Cum Laude, he received his J.D. from the Emory University School of Law in Atlanta, Georgia. Among his many affiliations are the State Bar of Texas, Bell County Bar Association (past president), and the Fort Hood Bar Association.
Prior to his practice with Carlson Law Firm, Steve was a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army and U.S. Army Judge Advocate.
Steve is licensed to practice law in Texas, Florida, and Georgia.
Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
University of Central Florida
Summa Cum Laude
Memberships and Recognitions
State Bar of Florida
State Bar of Texas
State Bar of Georgia
United States District Court, Western District of Texas
United States District Court, Northern District of Florida
United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
Bell County Bar Association, Past President
Fort Hood Bar Association, Member
Association of the United States Army, Member
St. Petersburg Bar Association
Clearwater Bar Association
Texas Bar, Family Law Section
Florida Bar, Family Law Section
HONORS AND AWARDS
AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
AVVO Rating of “10 – Superb”
Texas Board of Legal Specialization Board Certified in Family Law
PAST EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS
United States Attorney, Special Assistant, 2000 – 2001
U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps, 1998 – 2001
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