Walker, Dorothy
1899 - 1983

Born: 1899 in Wisconsin
Died: 8/1/1983
Professional Facts

Practice Area:
Personal Injury
Injury litigation
Regions and States of Practice:
WI, Midwest
Legal Education:
University of Wisconsin Law School, 1922
Positions During Her Career:
Private practitioner with the Portrage law firm of Grady, Farnsworth & Walker (1922-1924, 1928-1938)
District attorney in Columbia County (1924-1928)
Solo practitioner (1938-1983)
Female district attorney in Wisconsin
Honored as the first female to receive the Distinguished Alumni Faculty Award from the U.W. Law School Alumni Association (1974)

Further Research Materials

Pioneers in the Law: The First 150 Women. State Bar of Wisconsin (1998), Describes the hardships and recognizes the efforts of the first 150 women lawyers admitted to the State Bar of Wisconsin, 1879-1943.