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Kathleen D. Wilkinson, Esq.


Kathleen Wilkinson is a partner with Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP, where she has more than 30 years of experience working on cases involving products, construction, premises, professional liability, employment, medical devices and pharmaceuticals. She also handles coverage and serves as a technical writer of insurance policies. She has served as chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association in 2013. She also serves as a judge pro tem and discovery master in state and federal courts.

Her achievements include:
National Judicial College: Member of Philadelphia Planning Committee, 2007, 2009, 2013; National Association of Women Judges Conference: Member of Friends Committee planning conference, 2007; Villanova Law J. Willard O’Brien Inn of Court: President, 2004–2006; Immediate Past President, 2007; Program Chair, June 2003–2004; founding member of Inn; Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules of Evidence Committee: appointed by a Justice of Supreme Court to provide recommendations concerning the Pennsylvania Rules of Evidence; Member 2006–2008; Philadelphia Bar Association Additional Contributions; Secretary, 2008–2012; Assistant Secretary, 2005–2007; Board of Governors Member, January 2001–December 2003; State Civil Litigation Section: Section Co-chair, 2006–2007; Section Secretary, 2005; Task Force for Civil Litigation Section: Member of Interim Executive Committee to State Civil Litigation; Section and assisted in creating the Section, June 2004–2005; Executive Council of the State Civil Litigation Section; Member, 2005–2007; State Civil Rules Committee: Committee Co-chair, 2003–2004; Member since 1997; Commission on Judicial Selection and Retention, 2006–2007 & 2011–present; Women in the Profession, Committee Co-chair, 1998–1999

Awards for Ms. Wilkinson include:
Award for Service to Villanova Law School; Anne X. Alpern Award from the PBA Women in the Profession Committee in June 2008.

Ms. Wilkinson was appointed to the Board on April 1, 2016. Her current term expires on March 31, 2019.