Lacresha Wilkerson

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Associate

 

Ms. Wilkerson is an associate with the firm’s civil litigation practice.  

She received her B.S. in Biological Sciences Pre-Med from Louisiana State University, where she was an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc and the Greek Board of Directors. While earning her Juris Doctor from Southern Univeristy Law Center, Ms. Wilkerson served as a national board member for the National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA) and studied abroad at the University College London in the areas of Comparative Constitutional Law and European Law.

She is a founding member of the Charles Branch Kodiak Scholarship, whose mission is to provide a young leader who has demonstrated exemplary academic merit and public service in her hometown an opportunity to advance his or her professional career with an academic scholarship.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Wilkerson was an Assistant Attorney General with the Louisiana Department of Justice.


PRACTICE AREAS:

  • Civil Litigation


EDUCATION:

  • Southern University Law Center — JD, 2013
  • University College London — 2011
  • Louisiana State University — BS, 2008


BAR ADMISSIONS:

  • All state and federal courts in Louisiana

 
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

  • American Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Greater New Orleans Louis A. Martinet Legal Society, Inc.
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Member
  • National Bar Association
  • Homeless Experience Legal Protection (H.E.L.P).
  • United Way Grant Reader
  • Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, Member
  • NAGTRI National Trial Advocacy Training (2016)
  • National Black Law Student Association, National Board Member, Social Action Chair (2011)


HONORS AND AWARDS:

  • 2018-2019 The National Black Lawyers Top 40 under 40
  • 2017-2018 White House Fellows Program National Finalist
  • 2017-2018 National Bar Association Top 40 under 40-Nations’s Best Advocates

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