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 and his Juris Doctor (cum laude) from
Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach, Virginia.cl
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, and 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-after speaker and enjoys inspiring audiences.
He enjoys sharing his experiences and insights with business groups, college clubs,
and church conferences.