Van Kley Walker, LLC
practical insight in environmental law

Firm News

Cultivating an environment of integrity and trust through community outreach and public education.

Jack Van Kley, Chris Walker Voted 2020 Ohio “Super Lawyers”

Chris Walker and Jack Van Kley have both been listed in Law and Politics’ 2019 edition of Ohio Super Lawyers. The Super Lawyers list, which is published annually, selects qualified candidates on the basis of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only 5 percent of Ohio lawyers are listed in Ohio Super Lawyers. The listings can be viewed at

Van Kley & Walker is moving up in downtown Dayton!

After 15 years in the Barclay Building on Main Street, the Dayton Office of Van Kley & Walker moved to the 17th floor of the historic Liberty Tower on June 1, 2019. Please note our new mailing address: Van Kley & Walker, LLC, 120 W. Second St. Suite 1700, Dayton, OH 45402.

Van Kley & Walker Listed in 2020 Edition of “The Best Lawyers in America”

Best Lawyers, in collaboration with U.S. News & World Report, has listed the Dayton and Columbus offices of Van Kley & Walker as “Tier 1” firms in its 2020 ratings.  Chris Walker (Dayton) is listed for the practice area of Environmental Law, and Jack Van Kley (Columbus) for the practice areas of Environmental Law and Environmental Litigation.

Van Kley & Walker Receives 2019 Chambers USA Honors

Chambers USA has named Jack Van Kley and Chris Walker as leading environmental attorneys in Ohio during each year since the firm was founded in 2005. Chambers bases this designation on interviews with clients and other environmental attorneys.

Chris Walker, Jack Van Kley AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Martindale-Hubbell has provided its highest rating for ethical standards and professional ability to Jack Van Kley and Chris Walker based on reviews by other attorneys in the environmental field.