Bernard David Walter

Bernard David Walter

"A little light dispels great darkness."

Shavertown, PA

  • user-graduate Education University of California Hastings College of the Law
  • Experience 43 years of experience year
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Offers Free Consultation & Video Conferencing

Practice Areas

Estate Planning
Real Estate Law
Business Law
Elder Law
Landlord Tenant
Estate Planning

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • California
    State Bar of California

Spoken Languages

  • French: Spoken, Written

Working hours

  • Monday: 9 AM - 6 PM
  • Tuesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
  • Wednesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
  • Thursday: 9 AM - 6 PM
  • Friday: 9 AM - 6 PM
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed


  • Notice: Appointments can be made for evenings and weekends as well as meetings at your home, hospital, nursing home, or elsewhere as needed.

Video Conferencing

FaceTime Zoom


Bernard Walter has been licensed to practice law since 1978 — over 40 years! He's an estate planning and estate administration attorney and a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum for attorneys who have won jury verdicts of more than $1 million. He's listed in Martindale-Hubbell's Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers AV with the highest possible peer review rating in legal ability and ethical standards.The Pennsylvania Bar Foundation awarded attorney Walter its Pro Bono Publico Certificate of Achievement. He founded and is the co-chairman of the Elder Law Committee of the Luzerne County Bar Association. He also founded the legal side of the Free Back Mountain Medical/Legal Clinic called Doctors and Lawyers at Your Service.Born in Boston, he has lived on both coasts and Hawaii, attended high school in Portugal and France, attended University in France before transferring to UC Berkeley, did graduate work at the California Institute of Asian Studies, did law school at U.C. Hastings in San Francisco, and graduated from the Oomoto School of Traditional Japanese Arts in Kyoto, Japan.His present office is conveniently located on Memorial Highway in Shavertown since 1996, he is a happy resident of Harveys Lake Borough, and he presently focuses his work on Estate Planning and Estate Administration, taking care of the elderly and their families.

Professional Experience

  • Owner
    Law Offices of Bernard Walter
    1987 - Current

Professional Associations

  • California State Bar # 84104
    1978 - Current


  • Oomoto School of Traditional Japanese Arts
    Certificate (1981)
    1981 - 1981


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  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted