Partner & Managing Shareholder
As a practicing attorney since 1989, and a graduate of Baylor University School of Law, Carl Wilkerson brings a wealth of building trades and legal experience to the clients of Bush Rudnicki Shelton P.C.
He focuses on assisting clients with real estate, construction and insurance transactions. He is also adept at litigation, including prosecution and defense of claims arising from residential and commercial development, contracting and construction. Mr. Wilkerson advises insured and insurers regarding insurance coverage and duty to defend issues and he especially enjoys the scholarly challenges presented by civil appeals, providing appellate counsel to clients and their attorneys in need of this assistance.
Carl Wilkerson learned about the building trade first-hand before attending law school. He worked for a stone contractor and gained personal experience in shop fabrication, job site installation and management and assisting design professionals with marble and granite selection and specifications for projects ranging from countertops to skyscraper cladding.
Shareholder, Bush Rudnicki Shelton, P.C.
Admission to the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Western and Southern districts of Texas
Director of the Arlington Bar Association from 2011 to present
Board of Directors of The Women’s Shelter of Arlington 2000 to 2005
Speaker at the National Business Institutes Mold Challenge in Texas 2003
Speaker at the State Bar of Texas Advanced Real Estate Law Course 2001
United Way of Metropolitan Tarrant County, Allocations Committee 1998 to 2000
Leadership Arlington 1998
Board of Directors of the Texas Young Lawyers Association 1993 to 1996
Founding Member of the Galveston Peer Court Advisory Board 1994
President of the Galveston County Young Lawyers from 1992 to 1993
Group Shepard (8th Grade boys) of the Fielder Church in Arlington
The University of Oklahoma
B.A. Communications 1985
Baylor University School of Law
trusted. driven. personal.