Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans Judge Allegra Montgomery Walker
Allegra Montgomery Walker was elected to General Sessions Court, Div. IV August 2014. Before being elected, she served an Assistant District Attorney for the Davidson County District Attorneys General’s Office. While serving in that capacity, she focused her practice on Domestic Violence. Upon her departure from the District Attorney’s Office, Judge Walker was recognized by her peers for her work in domestic violence.
In addition to serving as a prosecutor, Judge Walker served as an Assistant Public Defender for the Davidson County Public Defender’s Office.
Judge Walker earned a B.S. degree from Fisk University in 1993 and a J.D. degree from the University of Toledo in 1996.
She maintains memberships in the Nashville Bar Association, the Napier Looby Bar Association, Lawyer’s Association for Women, the Women’s Political Collaborative the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Judge Walker has held various leadership positions with Napier Looby Bar Association as President; the Music City Kiwanis as Vice President; the Coalition of 100 Black Women as General Counsel and 1st VP of Programs; the National Association of Black Prosecutors as State Representative; and the General Alumni Association of Fisk University as General Counsel to name a few.
Judge Walker is a 2001 graduate of the Young Leaders Council; a 2003 recipient of the Tennessean’s Top 40 Under 40 Award; and a 2006 graduate of Leadership Law. In 2013, Judge Walker was recognized as the Outstanding State Official by the Nashville Coalition to End Domestic Violence and in 2014 was recognized by the Consortium of Doctors for her public service; awarded the 2015 Hon. Justice A.A. Birch Award for Outstanding Service Award by the Napier Looby Bar Foundation; was a 2015 ATHENA nominee; was recognized in 2015 along with her colleagues by the Nashville Coalition to End Domestic Violence with the Outstanding Domestic Violence Program Award; a 2016 Napier Looby Bar Fellow and was recognized by her alma mater, Fisk University in 2016 with a Women of Prominence Award.