Walter Parker earned his law degree from the University of Alabama School of Law, where he simultaneously pursued his Master of Laws in Taxation, graduating magna cum laude. As an undergraduate, he attended Virginia Tech and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Walter worked as a police officer in Columbia, South Carolina after graduating at the top of his class from the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy. His roles in the department included service on the SWAT team and time as a field training officer.
Walter lives in Chamblee with his wife, Leah, who is also an attorney. An Eagle Scout, Walter enjoys podcasts, power lifting, and cooking.