Walton L. Dabney

Walton L. Dabney proudly serves Washington families in his Family Law practice, small and solo healthcare providers in his Medical Law practice, and servicemembers worldwide in his Military Law practice.

Walton is a veteran of the courtroom, the hearing room, and the military medical system. Walton was commissioned in the United States Air Force in 2005 and entered the Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps in 2011. His duties involved assisting military and low-income families with divorce, parenting plans, wills & estates and landlord/tenant negotiations. Later, he was the senior medical attorney for seven Air Force hospitals advising on a range of health law issues and representing the facilities in de-credentialing/privileging actions. He received a Meritorious Service Medal in the spring 2016 for creating a legal procedure for Transgender servicemembers to obtain the treatment to which they were entitled; a procedure that the Air Force General Counsel’s office declared the standard throughout the Air Force.

Throughout his military service Walton has served on multiples Boards of Inquiry, Adverse Action Hearings and Courts Martial. Prosecuting AND defending a range of issues from employment actions to allegations of Sexual Assault. Walton brings that tenacious energy to Beresford Booth.

Walton is now a JAG in the Washington Air National Guard and a member of the Legal Assistance to Military Professionals section of the Washington State Bar Association.

Originally from Virginia, he attended Virginia Polytechnic University where he was in the fencing club, ROTC, and a member of the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets. He graduated from Indiana University – Indianapolis School of Law. Walton and his wife live in Shoreline with two adorable daughters who are not at all a handful. He has been admitted to practice before the Washington State Supreme Court since 2012.

ADMITTED

  • Washington

EDUCATION

  • Virginia Polytechnic University (VA Tech); BA (Political Science)
  • Indiana University – Indianapolis School of Law; JD

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Washington State Bar Association (Section Member: Legal Assistance to Military Personnel)
  • King County Bar Association
  • Snohomish County Bar Association

COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS

  • Legal Assistance to Military Personnel Section, Washington State Bar Association