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Erica Wilson, Esq.

Erica Wilson, Esq.

Managing Attorney

Contact: ewilson@fairnessfirm.com

Erica Wilson, Esq., is a highly accomplished attorney with an exceptional academic background and a distinguished career. She holds a Juris Doctorate from Charlotte School of Law, where she graduated with Pro Bono Honors and received the prestigious CALI Award for Appellate Advocacy. Additionally, she holds certifications in Child Protection and Safety from Harvard University and she completed the Women’s Leadership Program at Yale University. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from The University of South Carolina Aiken, where she excelled academically and was recognized as a David A. Norton Memorial Scholar. Erica’s commitment to academic excellence led to her membership in the Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society and the Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society.

In her professional life, Erica serves as the Owner and Managing Attorney at The Law Office of Erica Wilson, LLC., where she has made significant contributions to the legal field. Erica is admitted to practice law in the state of Georgia before all courts. She is a registered mediator with the Supreme Court of Georgia’s Office of Dispute Resolution, emphasizing her dedication to alternative dispute resolution. She is actively involved in various legal organizations, such as the State Bar of Georgia, Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys, National Bar Association, and The Gate City Bar Association. Erica holds leadership roles, including serving as the Past President of the DeKalb Lawyers Association and contributing to the Board of Directors for the foundation for the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys. With her impressive background and extensive professional affiliations, Erica, is a distinguished legal professional who continues to make a significant impact in the legal community and beyond. Her influence extends to her role as a national legal correspondent on Court TV. She is also frequently asked to serve as a keynote speaker, panelist, and presenter, addressing critical topics at conferences, public policy symposia, and university events. Erica’s passion for education and advocacy has positioned her as a respected figure in both the legal world and the community, where her numerous awards, accolades, and speaking engagements continue to inspire those she encounters.

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Charlotte School of Law 

Juris Doctor


University of South Carolina Aiken

Bachelor of Arts


Relevant Coursework:

Political Science; 

CommunicationsThesis: “Popcorn and Patriotism: A Promulgation of Fear Post 9/11”



Child Protection and Safety (Harvard University)


Women’s Leadership Program (Yale University)



Law School

  • Dean’s List 3 semesters
  • CALI Award, Appellate Advocacy 
  • Pro Bono Honor’s Graduate 


  • Dean’s List 6 semesters
  • David A. Norton Memorial Scholar
  • Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society 
  • Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society


State Bar of Georgia

  • Local and Voluntary Bar Committee 

National Bar Association

  • COVID Task Force Committee
  • John Crump Law Camp Committee Chair

Gate City Bar Association

Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys

  • Member Board of Directors for the foundation
  • Chair, Board Retreat Committee 
  • Gala Committee Member
  • Judicial Selection Review Committee Member 

DeKalb Lawyers Association

  • President 2020
  • President-Elect 2019
  • Treasurer 2018

DeKalb Lawyers Association Community and Education Fund

  • President 2023
Licensed in DC

Registered Mediator with the Supreme Court of Georgia’s Office of Dispute Resolution


  • Legal Correspondent, Court TV (2021 – present)

  • Legal Contributor, Atlanta New First (2023)

  • Invited Panelist, “Intergenerational Disconnect,” Sister Talk Conference, Atlanta, GA (November 2013).
  • Discussion Leader, “Social Media: Be Smart About It,” 5th Annual Distinguished Women Making a Difference Forum, Atlanta, GA (April 2014). 
  • Presenter, TeenTalk Summit, Atlanta, GA (May 2014). 
  • Invited speaker and panelist, SisterTalk Conference, Atlanta, GA (November 2014). 
  • Keynote speaker, “Media and Body Image,” 6th Annual Distinguished Women Making a Difference Forum, Atlanta, GA (April 2015). 
  • Invited panelist, Interdisciplinary Seminar Conference, DeKalb County Juvenile Court, Decatur, GA, (July 2016). 
  • CLE Presenter and Moderator, JP Foundation, Inc.  “emPowering Women Attorneys: Maintaining Professionalism in a male dominated profession.” College Park, GA (November 2016).
  • Invited panelist, Law and Government, Career Day, Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA (April 2017).
  • Presenter, #Girlsmatter Seminar, “I can go to jail for that? Legal Consequences of Bullying” Atlanta, GA (June 2018) 
  • CLE Presenter, Georgia Association of Black Women Attorney’s CLE Abroad, “New Challenges in Legal Ethics: Navigating Through Social Media,” Zurich, Switzerland, (August 2018).
  • Invited panelist, Law and Government, Career Day, Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA (April 2019). 
  • Keynote speaker: The Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys board retreat, “The Power of Service. Atlanta, GA (April 2019).
  • Invited presenter, DeKalb County Court Appointed Special Advocates new volunteer training, Decatur, GA (June 2019). 
  • CLE coordinator and speaker, DeKalb Lawyers Association “New Challenges in Legal Ethics” and “A View from the Bench” (March 2020)

Professional and Community Honors/Awards

  • Georgia’s Most Powerful and Influential Attorney – Women Looking Ahead Magazine Law and Justice Awards (July 2019) 
  • Walker’s Legacy Foundation Power 40 Award Honoree (November 2018) 
  • Who’s Who in Black Atlanta – Recognized as one of Atlanta’s distinguished counselors at law for zealous advocacy for the community. (January 2016)