Walton L. Dabney
Walton L. Dabney is a veteran of the courtroom, the hearing room, and the military medical system. After twelve years of service in the United States Air Force (USAF) he continues his service to this day as a Judge Advocate (JAG) in the Washington Air National Guard. He is proud to continue helping families at Beresford Booth PLLC, which he joined in 2020.
Walton was commissioned in the USAF in 2005 and entered the 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 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, focusing on his first and foremost passion, family law.
Walton graduated from Indiana University – Indianapolis School of Law. For his undergraduate, he attended Virginia Polytechnic University where he was in the fencing club and a member of the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets. He has been admitted to practice before the Washington State Supreme Court since 2012.
- Virginia Polytechnic University (VA Tech); BA (Political Science)
- Indiana University – Indianapolis School of Law; JD
- Washington State Bar Association (Section Member: Legal Assistance to Military Personnel)
- King County Bar Association
- Snohomish County Bar Association
- Legal Assistance to Military Personnel Section, Washington State Bar Association