JUDGE NIKI WALKER served as a magistrate for the Honorable Elinore Marsh Stormer in the Summit County Probate Court before being elected judge in November, 2017.
Prior to serving in the Summit County Probate Court, Judge Walker served as a magistrate in the Summit County Court of Common Pleas and as an assistant prosecutor in the felony division of the Summit County Prosecutorís Office.
Before entering public service, Judge Walker began her legal career an associate attorney with Brouse McDowell, L.P.A. where she focused on business and civil litigation.
Judge Walker graduated from the University of Akron and the University Of Akron School Of Law. Judge Walker is active in the community serving on several boards and frequently giving informational talks and presentations on subjects such as crisis intervention training for police officers and first responders, financial exploitation of the elderly, and how to protect assets.