Walter Nash graduated with distinction from the University of Arizona with a B.A. degree in economics and received a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Arizona College of Law. While in Law School he earned a number of honors and was chosen to participate in numerous activities and programs.
Walter is a member of the bar in Arizona and is admitted to practice before a number of Federal District Courts and Courts of Appeals. He has also argued before the United States Supreme Court.
His numerous activities have included teaching at the University of Arizona College of Law in criminal law; as a Lawyer Representative to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference; as a member of the Board of Governors of the State Bar of Arizona and the State Bar’s Professionalism Task Force; being chosen as President of the Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice; and serving on a number of other committees and in various local, state, and national organizations. He is also a frequent lecturer at legal education programs.
More of his outstanding professional background is set out below.
Walter is a multi-generational native of Arizona, has a long history of racing cars and motorcycles, and is an avid bicyclist. He lives with his wife and too many horses and dogs to name on the outskirts of Tucson.