Robert M. Wilson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated White Collar Crimes Attorney in Sacramento, CA

Law Office of Robert M. Wilson
 | 770 L Street, Ste 950
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916-441-0888
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1986
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (40%),
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Robert M. Wilson is the founder and owner of the Law Office of Robert M. Wilson in Sacramento, California. A top-rated, award-winning lawyer with more than 36 years of legal experience, Mr. Wilson provides unmatched representation to clients throughout the state who stand accused of serious white collar crimes and other federal offenses as well as those dealing with complex business litigation matters.

    Along with white collar criminal defense and commercial litigation, Mr. Wilson has established himself as a leading advocate for children who are the victims of sexual abuse, bullying and neglect. In 2006, Mr. Wilson stepped away from his practice and served as executive director of Sacramento Child Advocates, Inc., a nonprofit devoted to protecting children of abuse and providing a voice to those in the state's foster care system. He is also heavily involved with Sacramento CASA, and he received the organization's Outstanding Child Advocate Award in 2011.

    Among his other accolades, Mr. Wilson has received designation as among the Top Attorneys in Sacramento from Sacramento Magazine along with various other top rankings and endorsements from his peers. He has also received Superb, 10 out of 10 client ratings on Avvo as well as numerous positive testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

    A 1979 graduate of the University of Colorado, Mr. Wilson obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1983. He is a lawyer representative for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and member of the CJA Criminal Defense Panel for the U.S. District Court of California for the Eastern District of California.

    Mr. Wilson is also a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, the Anthony M. Kennedy American Inn of Court and the American Bar Association, among his other professional affiliations. He has also served as Judge for the National Ethics Trial Competition for the past several years, and he contributes regularly to the Avvo Legal Guide on a variety of topics.

    Practice Areas
    • 40%Criminal Defense: White Collar
    • 30%Business Litigation
    • 30%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff


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    Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021

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    About Robert Wilson

    Admitted: 1986, California


    • For Commitment and Dedication to Children's Advocacy , Outstanding Child Advocate Award, CASA Sacramento, 2011

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • District of Colorado United States District Court
    • Colorado Bar Association (inactive) 
    • United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
    • Northern District of California United States District Court
    • California State Bar 
    • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit 
    • Eastern District of California United States District Court
    • United States Suprem Court 
    • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Anthony M. Kennedy Inn of Court, 2014
    • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
    • Federal Bar Association
    • Anthony M. Kennedy Inn of Court, 2008
    • Selected by the Chief Judge for the Eastern District of California to be on the Eastern District Conference Planning Committee, 2012
    • American Bar Association
    • Selected by the Chief Judge for the Eastern District Court of California as the Lawyers Representative to the Ninth Circuit , 2012
    • California Attorneys for Criminal Justice
    • Federal Bar Association - Sacramento Chapter

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Advisory Board Member - Sacramento CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) CASA volunteers are Court Appointed Special Advocates for children – trained community volunteers appointed by a judge as Officers of the court to speak up for children in juvenile court, and to help to humanize the often frightening and confusing child welfare and legal systems for these children., 2011
    • Past Board Member/Pro Bono Counsel, Vocational Training & Employment – VTE is a non-profit corporation which assists developmentally delayed adults’ transition into the job market and independent living.
    • Past Board member, Sacramento Child Advocates, Inc.
    • Past Advisory Board and parent volunteer – River City Theatre Company –– RCTC provides young people with the opportunity to develop skills, self-confidence and self-esteem through learning all aspects of musical theater in a positive supportive workshop environment. s interest and support for live musical theater.
    • Past Board member, American Red Cross, Sacramento/Sierra Chapter.
    • Past Board Member – American Justice Institute –  The American Justice Institute (AJI) was created in 1958 by world recognized juvenile and adult correctional leaders. The institute has been a source of independent, unbiased information and policy recommendations for California correctional decision makers since its creation. AJI has conducted and sponsored a wide range of major projects to provide correctional managers with a basis for effective decision making.
    • Past Pro Bono Counsel, Clothing Women for Success – Clothing Women for Success was a non-profit corporation which assisted low-income women transition from welfare to employment by providing professional working attire before it was acquired by WEAVE.

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Mock Trial Judge, Pacific McGeorge School of Law – National Ethics Trial Competition, Judge, 2011
    • Adjunct Professor, Contracts, University of Northern California School of Law, 1996

    Educational Background:

    • Adjunct Professor, Contracts, University of Northern California School of Law, 1996
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    Office Location for Robert M. Wilson

    770 L Street
    Ste 950
    Sacramento, CA 95814

    Phone: 916-441-0888

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    Last Updated: 1/19/2021

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