At the time Ronnie Walker retired from the bench on 12-31-19 after serving 12 years as Randall County Court at Law #2 Family Court Judge, he had been Board Certified in Family Law longer than any active Texas state judge. Prior to becoming a judge, Ronnie had an active Family Law practice in the Texas Panhandle for over 30 years. He was a co-founder and first president of the Panhandle Family Law Association, which was established in 2000. Prior to becoming a judge, he was Martindale Hubbell A/V rated, and a Texas Super Lawyer. He is an experienced trial attorney and litigator, but he also never loses sight of a lawyer's primary responsibility of assisting the client achieve the best possible reasonable outcome. As a judge, he saw first hand the benefits of mediation in many situations. He is triple State Bar Board Certified, and a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation and College of the State Bar of Texas.