Ms. Wilkerson takes great pride in counseling businesses on labor & employment law matters before they become an issue. Specifically, Ms. Wilkerson enjoys training leaders in the areas diversity and leadership and she has a particular affinity for working with non-profit and faith-based organizations.
In addition to practicing law, Ms. Wilkerson is an adjunct professor at California State University, East Bay in the Paralegal Studies Department. In 2015 and 2016, California Lawyer Magazine named Ms. Wilkerson a Super Lawyer Rising Star. In addition, she has received a human rights award from Chans Altenativ/Alternative Chance, a non-profit organization dedicated to advocating on the behalf of Haitian criminal deportees, the Power 40 Award from Oakland’s Allen Temple Baptist Church for being an influential young adult leader, and a Pro Bono award for her work with the AIDS Legal Referral Panel in San Francisco. In the local community, Ms. Wilkerson has taught street law to high school students and regularly volunteers at monthly legal service clinics through the Charles Houston Bar Association. Ms. Wilkerson received a B.A. in English (with a Minor in Communications) from Santa Clara University, received her law degree from the University of California, Hastings, and is pursing a Masters in Business Administration at California State University, East Bay.
When out of the office, Ms. Wilkerson enjoys traveling, reading, Cuban salsa, and teaching at The Bar Method in Oakland. She is conversational in Spanish, Portuguese, and Haitian Creole with plans to tackle American Sign Language and French next.