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Ruth Wilkerson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Louisville, KY

Hoge Partners, PLLC
231 South Fifth Street, Third Floor Suite
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: 502-996-8069
Fax: 502-583-1223
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020, 2022
Licensed in Kentucky Since: 2010
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Ruth Jean Wilkerson is an attorney with Hoge Partners, PLLC, in Louisville, Kentucky. Serving individuals and families throughout the greater Louisville metro area, including all of Jefferson, Oldham and Bullitt counties, Ms. Wilkerson currently devotes her practice exclusively to family law and provides the invaluable counsel and support her clients deserve as they go through their divorces.

In addition to helping her clients resolve their conflicts and reach agreements with regards to child custody and support, alimony, property division, and other related matters, Ms. Wilkerson also assists with adoption procedures, and she is a strong advocate for the rights of domestic violence victims seeking protection from their abusers.

An attorney since 2010, Ms. Wilkerson has extensive experience in a variety of other legal areas, such as estate planning and various types of civil litigation, which helps her more effectively meet the complex needs of her clients and help them achieve the positive results they expect and deserve. In all cases, Ms. Wilkerson delivers personalized attention to all she serves, and she has earned a high rating from Avvo as well as several awards and honors for her professionalism and service.

Ms. Wilkerson graduated in 2007 from Transylvania University. She then attended the Appalachian School of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 2010. The Kentucky Bar Association admitted her to practice that same year, and Ms. Wilkerson served as law clerk for the Fayette County Prosecutor's Office for a year until entering private practice.

Widely considered an emerging leader in her field, Ms. Wilkerson has completed advanced training with the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Institute for Family Law Associates. Active in her legal community, she is a member of the American Bar Association, the young lawyers section of the Kentucky Bar Association and the Louisville Bar Association.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Prenuptial Agreements, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law


3 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020, 2022

About Ruth Wilkerson

First Admitted: 2010, Kentucky

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Educational Background

  • Appalachian School of Law, Grundy, Virginia, 2010
  • Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky, 2007
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Office Location for Ruth Wilkerson

231 South Fifth Street
Third Floor Suite
Louisville, KY 40202

Phone: 502-996-8069

Fax: 502-583-1223

Last Updated: 7/27/2021

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