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John M. Wilkerson

John M. Wilkerson

3880 Lemon Street
Suite 410
Riverside, CA 92501
San Diego
402 West Broadway
Suite 1850
San Diego, CA 92101
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Mr. Wilkerson is a member of the General Liability, Product Liability, Public Entity, and Transportation Law Practice Groups. Mr. Wilkerson’s practice focuses on defending retail clients, public entities, special service districts, and those in the transportation industry. Mr. Wilkerson is an experienced trial attorney and litigator. He has a working knowledge of the Government Tort Claims Act and its role in defending claims and lawsuits against public entities.

Mr. Wilkerson has extensive experience in defending attorneys and real estate professionals in various types of litigation, including professional malpractice. His experience with California’s anti-SLAPP (Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation) statute has allowed him to institute and prevail on motions under the statute to recover attorneys’ fees for his clients.

In addition to acting as an advocate, Mr. Wilkerson has served as a Court-appointed arbitrator for the San Bernardino Superior Court. He also serves as a volunteer mediator in San Bernardino County, and he enjoys the ability to bring resolution to a litigated conflict.

Mr. Wilkerson devotes a significant amount of time to pro bono activities. In 2017 he defended and resolved one employment matter and one premises liability matter.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Wilkerson worked as a Claims Representative where he primarily handled commercial claims both prior to and in litigation.

Mr. Wilkerson has lived in the Inland Empire for all but three years of his life. His hobbies include playing racquetball and softball, shooting trap, skeet, and sporting clays, and enjoying his time with his wife and friends.

December 20, 2011


Gonzaga University School of Law (JD, 1998)

California State University at San Bernardino (BA, 1992)

California State Courts
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California

Joseph Campbell Inns of Court
San Bernardino County Bar Association