Attorneys and Staff

William R. Walker

Lawyer, Owner
William R. Walker joined the firm, then called Walker, Mollica, Gall, Sillery and Sloan, as an associate in 1975. He established the law firm of Walker & Walker Co., L.P.A. in 1982 with his father, William Parker Walker and the title agency, Lawyers Title Agency of Athens County, Ohio. He is a member of the Athens County Bar Association, and served as the president of the association from 1987-1988.

A native of Athens, William graduated from Ohio University in 1975 and the University of Toledo, College of Law in 1978.

William, a Vietnam Veteran who served three years of active duty from 1968-1971, received a commission in the Judge Advocate General's Corp, U.S.A.R. He resigned his commission in 1990 to concentrate on his private practice.

He is an active member of the Athens community, having been elected twice to the Athens City School Board. He is also a current or past member of the Tri County Career Center Board of Education, the Athens City Recreation Board, Athens City School District McClure Education Foundation, United Senior Citizens Board, Athens High School Athletic Boosters, Athens Soccer Association and United Appeal of Athens County.

Lynn Kisor

Probate Specialist

While her specialty is in probate and estate planning, Lynn also handles litigation at our firm. She began her legal career in 1973, when she worked with Judge John F. Newcomb. A native of Wellston, Ohio, Lynn joined our firm in 1990.

Lily Anderson

Real Estate Specialist

Prior to joining our firm in 2005, Lily worked for Jones Day in Cleveland. She was assigned to numerous partners who did real estate, litigation, personal injury, and mergers and acquisitions. She's worked in the legal field since 1974, mostly handling real estate and bankruptcy matters. She began her career in Homestead, Florida, for a real estate attorney; thereafter for title companies, real estate attorneys and a trustee for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court.

Teresa Smith

Office Administrator

Since 2008, Teresa has handled our firm's accounting, accounts receivables, openings and closings, among other administrative tasks. A native of Reedsville, Ohio, Teresa has worked in her field since 1987.

Stephanie Evener


Stephanie graduated from Ohio University in 2006 with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science with an emphasis in Pre-Law. After college, she worked as a paralegal for 3 years in Marietta, Ohio. In 2010, she moved to Athens County, where she now resides with her husband, Keith, their son and her two stepsons. Stephanie joined our firm in 2012.

Our History in Brief

Walker & Walker began its service to Southeastern Ohio in 1947, when William Parker Walker opened his practice in Athens, Ohio.

In 1953, William Parker Walker and John Bolin formed the firm of Bolin and Walker. John Bolin left the firm in 1961, after being elected judge of the Athens County Court of Common Pleas.

In 1963, William Parker Walker and Gerald Mollica formed the firm of Walker and Mollica, which eventually grew to be known as Walker, Mollica, Gall, Sillery and Sloan. William R. Walker joined the firm in 1978.

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