hristine V. Walters has 25 years' combined experience in human resources administration, management, employment law practice and teaching. She has been engaged as an expert witness for the defense, testified before U.S. Congressional and state legislative committees and federal administrative agencies.

Ms. Walters has been interviewed and quoted in a variety of media including television, radio and print media. Her first book, “From Hello to Goodbye: Proactive Tips for Maintaining Positive Employee Relations” was published in March 2011 and was the publisher's #4 best seller in 2011.

Book: From Hello To Goodbye
Ms. Walters has presented at national, regional and state conferences across the country with better-than-average ratings including for:
  • • The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • • Employment Management Association (EMA)
  • • The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • • Employment Management Association (EMA)
  • • The American Physical Therapy Association
  • • College and University Personnel Association
  • • Credit Union National Association and more

Today, Ms. Walters serves as an independent consultant doing business as FiveL Company, Helping Leaders Limit Their Liability by Learning the Law (SM) providing proactive guidance, training programs, education, and counsel on employment and human resource issues, policies, procedures, and practices for clients across the country and in a variety of industries. She was also an adjunct faculty member of the Johns Hopkins University teaching a variety of courses in the graduate, undergraduate and certification level programs from 1999 through 2006.

Ms. Walters demonstrates her commitment to supporting and advancing the needs and interests of the business community and HR profession by serving in a variety of volunteer leadership roles including and not limited to:
  • Deputy Director & Secretary - Maryland SHRM State Council
  • Chair Elect & HR Committee Member - Carroll County Chamber of Commerce
  • President, Carroll County SHRM
  • Editorial Advisory Board Member – Thompson Publishing’s FMLA Handbooks
  • Board Member – Maryland Chamber of Commerce
  • Advisory Board Member – McDaniel College, Graduate Program in Human Resources
  • Member – B/W Corridor Chamber of Commerce
  • Member - National Coalition to Protect Family Leave

Ms. Walters is licensed to practice law in the state of Maryland.

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