Ruth Wilkerson

Top rated Family Law attorney in Louisville, Kentucky

Ruth Wilkerson

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in Kentucky since: 2010

Education: Appalachian School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020, 2022 - 2023


231 South Fifth Street
Third Floor Suite
Louisville, KY 40202 Visit website


Ruth Jean Wilkerson is an attorney with HP Law, 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, spousal maintenance, property division, and other related matters, Ms. Wilkerson also assists with adoption procedures.

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 before taking the bar exam, and entering private practice.

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

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

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

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 2010, Kentucky

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Educational Background:
  • Appalachian School of Law, Grundy, Virginia, 2010
  • Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky, 2007

Office location for Ruth Wilkerson

231 South Fifth Street
Third Floor Suite
Louisville, KY 40202

Phone: 502-996-8069


4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020, 2022 - 2023

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