A formidable litigator, Bo concentrates his practice in construction law, architecture/engineer professional liability and catastrophic injury litigation. His representation has included trials in both North and South Carolina, arbitration and mediation settlement conferences and numerous dispositive motion hearings. Bo thrives in accepting challenging and complex cases and has litigated a variety of matters ranging from modular/manufactured home construction defects, spray foam insulation defects, workplace injuries and fatalities and complex property disputes to school shootings. Bo is also a certified mediator in North Carolina.

Bo is a founding member of Glencove Farm Barbecue, an award-winning barbecue team with North Carolina and Virginia roots that specializes in Eastern North Carolina-style barbecue.

Experience Highlights

(Every case is different and depends on its own unique facts. Results may vary.)

Obtained a defense verdict including punitive damages for builder and manufacturer of residential modular housing during a multi-week trial on counts of breach of contract, fraud and unfair & deceptive trade practices.

Obtained a multi-million dollar settlement on behalf of nationwide builder who purchased a defective product from a supplier.

Lead defense counsel in trial where plaintiff claimed an automobile accident proximately caused her need for bilateral knee replacement surgery and was seeking over $300,000 in damages. “No Negligence” defense verdict awarded.

Lead defense counsel for a world-wide manufacturer of spray foam insulation in an alleged formaldehyde and isocyanate exposure case.

Successfully obtained Summary Judgment for business owner on the basis that plaintiff had named the improper corporate entity. Plaintiff was seeking almost $500,000 in damages. Summary Judgment was upheld by North Carolina Court of Appeals.

“Ragsdale Liggett is a great firm to work with. Bo Walker in particular, has done a great job on several defense cases in both North Carolina and South Carolina. We received excellent counsel, excellent service and good results in the litigation matters. I could not be more pleased with the firm – they are good people who happen to be great lawyers. They are now my “go to” law firm in the Carolinas.”

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More About Bo

Education & Admissions

Education
Campbell University School of Law – JD 2006
Wake Forest University – BS 2002

Admissions
North Carolina Bar 2006
South Carolina Bar 2007

US District Courts – Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina
South Carolina State and Federal Courts
US Circuit Court of Appeals – 2nd Circuit

Professional Affiliations

NC Supreme Court

Certified Mediator

Campbell Law School

Alumni Board of Directors, Vice Chair 2019-20

Wake County Bar Association

Board of Directors 2018-20

NC Association of Defense Attorneys

Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)

Defense Research Institute (DRI)

Speaking & Publications

“Water Damage Coverage Snafus” – PLRB Eastern Regional Conference, Concord, NC and PLRB Regional Adjuster Conference, Minneapolis

“Flood Insurance 101” CE to Atlantic Casualty adjusters, Goldsboro, NC

“Who, What, Where, When, How and Why of Your Incident Report” to Retail, Restaurant and Hospitality group in Raleigh

“Ethical Considerations for Settlement Negotiations” to Raleigh Claims Association, Raleigh, NC

“Data Breaches: What Are They and How Do They Affect Coverage” at Liberty International Underwriters, Inc., NYC

“Solving common Settlement Problems” at Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Irving, TX

“Negotiating Skills” CLM CE at Kemper Preferred, Charlotte, NC

Community

GiGi’s Playhouse
Board of Directors 2019-present

March of Dimes
Signature Chef Event
Committee Member 2019

Hayes Barton United Methodist Church
Youth Ministry Support Team Chair, Safe Sanctuary Committee Member

Honors & Awards

AV Preeminent Peer Rated
Martindale-Hubbell®

Super Lawyers
NC Rising Star lists 2013-16, 2018-present

Best Lawyers in America
Personal Injury Litigation Defendants 2021

Legal Elite
Business North Carolina Magazine 2015, 2017, 2020

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www.superlawyers.com
For methodology see
www.businessnc.com