Judge Cynthia Walker has served on the 50th District Court bench since September 2003 and was appointed as its chief judge in January 2010. During her 20 years as an attorney prior to becoming a judge, Judge Walker held a variety of civil, criminal, and administrative positions, having previously worked as Court Administrator for the 50th District Court, as City Attorney for Pontiac, and as a staff attorney for UAW Legal Services and Legal Services of Eastern Michigan.
Judge Walker is a 1982 graduate of Valparaiso University Law School. She has been active in a number of organizations such as the Women Officials Network, Oakland County District Judges Association, Oakland County Bar Association and Kiwanis Club of Pontiac. Judge Walker enjoys reaching out to young people introducing them to careers and positive experiences in the legal profession so they start out on the right side of the law.