R. Austin Wilkerson is the President of Wilkerson Legal. He has wide experience representing businesses, churches, nonprofits, and other tax-exempt organizations as general counsel. Austin is a former pastor and represents, with several of his family members, a third generation of pastors.
He earned his Bachelor of Science in International Business summa cum laude from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He obtained a Juris Doctor cum laude from Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Austin is admitted to practice as a member attorney of the Texas State Bar and the Kentucky State Bar.
He enjoys spending time with his wife, Elizabeth, their five children: Stella, Clara, Moriah, Tessa, and Justus (the only boy). He is a proud advocate for adoption having served on the boards of Orphan Care Alliance and Pure Foundations, both organizations are devoted to assisting the orphan, the widow, and the poor. He also served as Chairman of the Board for the Arise for Children adoption agency. Austin has a wide breadth of vocational experience which includes high school teacher, pastor, basketball coach, executive recruiter, and adjunct college professor at Indiana Wesleyan University.
In his free time, Austin is a sought out speaker and enjoys inspiring audiences. He enjoys sharing his experiences and insights with business groups, college clubs, and church conferences.
|KY||Authorized to Practice Law||2007||03/12/2022|
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2006||05/28/2022|
|Award name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Texas Bar Today||Texas Bar Today Top 10 Blog Posts||2014|
|Regent University School of Law||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)||2005|
|Oral Roberts University||BS - Bachelor of Science||2001|
|Christian Media Association Media Summit||The Legal Foundations for a Successful Company or Nonprofit: A Checklist to Avoid Common Legal Mistakes||2015|
|Wilkerson Legal Seminar for Antioch Oasis International Network||How You Can Successfully Navigate the New Same-Sex Marriage Laws||2015|
|Empowerment Conference||How Churches and Ministries Can Navigate the New Same-Sex Marriage Laws||2015|
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