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Herbert Wilson Walton

Herbert W. Walton, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Family Law, Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution.


Walton, Herbert Wilson was born on April 9, 1929 in Anaconda, Montana, United States. Son of George Myrick and Neola Josephine (Wilson) Walton.


University of Missouri at Kansas City (Bachelor of Arts). University of Missouri at Kansas City (Juris Doctor).


Assistant county attorney Johnson County, Kansas, 1957—1960, probate judge, 1960—1965. Judge 10th Judicial District Court, Division 1, 1965—1999. Instructor business law University Kansas Extension, 1963—1971.

Served with United States Navy, 1947-1948, served with United States Navy, 1951-1952.


Chairman advisory committee on child support guidelines Kansas Supreme Court. ADR. founding president Johnson County Scholarship Foundation. Active Kaw Council Boy Scouts America.

Member of American Bar Association, University Missouri-Kansas City Law Alumni Association (president 1973), Kansas District Judges Association 1973, Association Family and Conciliation Courts, American Judicature Society, Kansas Bar Association, Johnson County Bar Association, Kansas Judicial Council (chairman pattern instructions 1975-1999, chairman family law advisory committee, member committee on publications on parentage act, protection from abuse and new divoce code, mediation statutes and ADR amendments), Optimists Club, Olathe Club (Kansas).


Married Barbara Lavon Pratt, August 4, 1949. Children: Michael Eugene, Constance Lynn, Herbert Steven, Cynthia Diane.