ATTORNEY Edward P. Wilkinson
Edward is a fourth generation South Texan, born and raised in Victoria, Texas. Edward left Victoria in 1995 to attend college and returned in 2008 early in his legal career. Edward now lives in Victoria with his wife and two children and has many extended family members in the area. Edward has strong ties to the South Texas community he serves which enables him to relate South Texas juries and judges as an advocate for his clients.
Edward is a former prosecutor who has the experience and tenacity to get results for you. Edward began his legal career with the Harris County District Attorney’s Office in Houston, Texas. From 2005 through 2008, he worked his way through the Harris County office starting as an intern in a White Collar Crime Division and working his way up as a Juvenile Prosecutor, a Misdemeanor Prosecutor, and finishing as a Felony Prosecutor in the Trial Bureau.
In 2008 Edward and his family relocated to Victoria Texas where he began working for the Victoria County Criminal District Attorney’s Office. Again Edward worked his way through the office as a Misdemeanor and Juvenile Prosecutor but spent the majority of his five years with the office prosecuting serious felony offenses. Edward ended his time with the Victoria County Criminal District Attorneys Office in early 2015 as Felony Section Chief responsible for supervising and training other prosecutors.
With almost a decade of experience working in Prosecutor’s Offices, Edward will use his experience to help you get your life back on track. Through the years Edward has presented virtually every kind of criminal case to South Texas juries including Murder, Arson, Aggravated Assault, Assault Family Violence, Injury to Child, Aggravated Robbery, Burglary of Habitation, Aggravated Sexual Assault, Sexual Assault, Unlawful Restraint, Intoxication Manslaughter, Intoxication Assault, Driving While Intoxicated, Possession of Controlled Substance, Delivery of Controlled Substance, Traffic Offenses and Hot Checks. Aside from his extensive jury trial experience, Edward has handled hundreds of criminal cases from investigation to negotiation to plea bargain or dismissal.
Sam Houston State University, Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, magna cum laude, 1998
South Texas College of Law, Juris Doctorate, cum laude, 2006