Barbara recently opened up her own law firm – The Walker Firm, PLLC – and is well known and respected in Tallahassee from her from her work as an associate attorney at Parks and Crump. She is also a registered nurse, and Florida A&M University alumna.

She has coordinated and participated in numerous community-based health fairs that have provided free blood pressure screenings and education regarding diabetes management and screening. Barbara mentored youth with Role Models Foundation, Inc., whose purpose is to serve youth by encouraging and enabling young people to succeed, and she served as a mentor with the Daughters of Sarah Allen, a youth outreach ministry for young-girls established by the A.M.E. Ministries.