About David Walker

David C. Walker is the Director of Lawyering Skills, Deputy Law Librarian and Associate Professor of Law at Lincoln Memorial University - Duncan School of Law. Prior to his current role, Professor Walker was the Director of the Lawyering Skills and Academic Support Programs & Assistant Professor of Law at LMU Law. Prior to that, he served as the Information Services Librarian & Adjunct Professor at LMU Law, where he managed the law library's reference and instructional services. Professor Walker also taught legal research and writing, and was responsible for creating the first year legal research course.
Prior to working at LMU, Professor Walker served as a Reference Librarian at the Charleston School of Law, where he also taught legal research and writing as an adjunct professor. He received a Master of Library and Information Science from Rutgers University and a Juris Doctor from Rutgers School of Law - Camden.
During law school, Professor Walker worked for the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office and the United States Department of Justice - Antitrust Division. After law school, he clerked for the Honorable Deborah J. Venezia, J.S.C..
Professor Walker served as contributing editor of Law Librarian Blog from 2009 to 2013. His scholarly interests include the nature of legal authority in the United States at both the state and federal level, the intersection of jurisprudence and legal research, law librarianship, and dictionaries.



Research Interests

Legal Research, Stare Decisis, Legal Authority, Academic Support, and Legal Bibliography