301 West Bay Street - Suite 1060 - Jacksonville - FL

Gerald Wilkerson, P.A. BBB Business Review

Hand-tailored Divorce, Family and Criminal Defense Representation When You Need It Most

The Law Office of Gerald Wilkerson, P.A. serves Northeast Florida with experienced, effective,  and aggressive legal representation exclusively in the areas of family and criminal defense law.  We handle cases in the greater Jacksonville area, and also in Nassau, Clay, and St. John's counties. 

We take pride in our focus on customized legal representation tailored to fit each client's particular needs. Whether your case requires aggressive representation or refined diplomacy, Mr. Wilkerson's 16+ years of experience in all aspects of Florida divorce and criminal law ensure the skill and capacity to provide the best service for your needs. Unlike some other firms, we will never hand your case off to a less-experienced associate.  Your case is guaranteed to be hand-tailored to your specific needs by Mr. Wilkerson personally. 

At the Law Office of Gerald Wilkerson we pride ourselves on quality work and achieving positive and highly satisfactory results for our clients and are fully committed to offering each of our clients:

  • Personal attention
  • Prompt responses to individual needs and inquiries
  • Thorough and clearly stated explanations of your options
  • Creative solutions to difficult and complex problems
  • An extensive menu of legal processes, including litigation, negotiation/plea bargaining, mediation, and uncontested divorce agreements 


Any legal issue may be fraught with tension, especially divorce and other family law issues, but even divorce does not need to be emotionally devastating. We always strive to help our clients navigate complex and delicate matters in a way that minimizes stress and strain on families. In many cases, mediation may be the right answer to resolve issues to everyone's advantage.  Mr. Wilkerson is a very effective negotiator, and has acheived satisfactory results for his clients at hundreds of mediations. 

Emphasizing comprehensive, compassionate, and cutting-edge service, Mr. Wilkerson offers expertise in professional trial advocacy, negotiation, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, child custody and support, spousal maintenance, property division, and modifications and enforcement.

Representing high net worth individuals in complex financial matters requires a sophisticated financial understanding and in depth knowledge of the law. We have significant experience handling high net worth cases, and are skilled at preparing effective prenuptial and postnuptial agreements as well as protecting our clients' property, assets, and interests upon divorce.


In the area of criminal defense law, we offer quality legal defense in a variety of matters ranging from misdemeanors to complex felony charges. We represent juveniles and adults from the point of arrest through trial and sentencing. If you have been arrested, it is very important that you seek legal representation as soon as possible.  

Mr. Wilkerson has extensive experience in criminal defense, and began his career in 2000 as an assistant public defender representing those accused of crimes.  During his tenure at the Public Defender's Office, he handled hundreds of criminal cases and honed his skills in depositions, negotiations, bond hearings, trials, and sentencing hearings. 

From the moment you are arrested it is imperative to make sure your rights are protected.  Mr. Wilkerson will meet with you in person, at his office or at the jail, to discuss how your case should proceed, with the primary focus on getting you out of jail as soon as possible.  

It is also imperative, that you contact an attorney soon enough that he can contact the State Attorney, and begin the careful process of negotiation that is so important in the earliest stages of criminal defense, to present mitigation and defenses before charges are formally filed.  Mr. Wilkerson will also begin the process of investigation and discovery of evidence, including making sure that any pertinent evidence is obained and protected.  

Many times individuals who are in the midst of divorce, or family issues may also be facing criminal charges.  Because family law, and criminal law are so often, and so easily intertwined, it is very important that you hire a lawyer who is competent in both areas. In difficult times likes these, you need the empathetic and non-judgemental legal defense our office provides.  

At the Law Office of Gerald Wilkerson, we establish close working relationships with our clients, resulting in strong and effective representation, characterized by humanity, caring, and understanding. If you find yourself facing family or criminal law issues, please contact our office at 904.384.8200 to schedule a free consultation.

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