Linda L. Walton, Esq.
As an advisory board member, Ms. Walton provides the board with legal support and advice. She is an experienced prosecutor having spent over twenty-four years (1990-2014) at the Hawaii County Prosecutor’s Office. Her trial experience includes various areas of criminal law including homicide, child abuse, sexual assault, domestic violence, and drug cases. She also volunteered to arbitrate matters in the Hawaii arbitration program from 2000-2010.
Prior to these positions, Ms. Walton worked for the Alaska Attorney General litigating civil, eminent domain, and construction contract matters, and prosecuting sexual assault cases. She also represented the Department of Environmental Conservation and Natural Resources on gasoline pipeline proposals in Alaska. In 1980, she gained further policy experience and drafted legislation for the United States Trust Territory of Palau, now the country of Belau. She worked at Rice, Hoppner and Hedland as a civil litigator and criminal defense attorney in remote Alaskan villages.