Author Photo: George Papadakis Photography
Linda Walls is a survivor. She was stalked, and her four young children were murdered in 1989. Since then, she has fought to bring stiffer laws to fruition in Illinois State and the nation to address stalking, and victims' needs and rights. With a master’s degree in communications, Linda has developed "Stalking Self-Defense: a workshop which was reviewed favorably by the National Victims Center in Washington, D.C. Linda is a public/professional speaker/trainer/ and author. Linda has taught on the college level.
In May 2002 Linda established Walls CILA Services Unlimited, Inc., a social service agency that was licensed to provide community integrated living arrangements (group home) for people who have developmental disabilities. For the past ten years she enjoyed her work as the Executive Director, utilizing a very- hands on approach in the delivery of services.
Linda invented a waste management system for dogs, 'Potty Catcher.' See http://catchpoop.com.
Linda lives in Illinois with her family. In April of 1999 they were blessed with a beautiful baby girl. Her daughter is now thirteen years old, and Linda states, “I have truly enjoyed the blessing of loving her. And I pray that she will be blessed to live a long beautiful life."