Keiana René Wilkerson

(She/Her/Hers)
Associate
Keiana Wilkerson

Overview

Keiana Wilkerson is a civil litigation attorney in Holland & Knight's Tallahassee office. Ms. Wilkerson focuses her practice on a variety of litigation matters, including contract dispute resolution, appellate practice, lawyer ethics and risk management and regulation, consumer protection defense and compliance, and healthcare regulatory compliance.

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Ms. Wilkerson was a law clerk at an appellate law firm in Tallahassee, where she provided legal support by cite checking briefs, conducting legal research, and helping compose and edit motions and briefs. Additionally, Ms. Wilkerson served as an in-house counsel extern for a Jacksonville-based business. In this role, she supported the litigation efforts of the company with collection claims and workers' compensation claims, as well as helping to redline documents.

While in law school, Ms. Wilkerson served as a notes and comments editor of the Florida State University Law Review, and was a research assistant for Professor Mark Seidenfeld, the school's Patricia A. Dore Professor of Administrative Law.

Credentials

Education
  • Florida State University College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
  • University of Florida, Warrington College of Business Administration, B.A., Business Administration, magna cum laude
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Florida
Memberships
  • Florida State University Law Review, Member, 2021-2022; Notes and Comments Editor, 2022-2023
  • Moot Court Team, Florida State University College of Law, Public Relations Chair, 2021-2022
  • Moot Court Team, Florida State University College of Law, Member, 2022-2023
  • Black Law Students Association (BLSA), Mock Trial Team, Florida State University College of Law, 2020
Honors & Awards
  • Order of the Coif
  • Stoops Scholar, Stoops Family Foundation, Florida State University College of Law, 2022-2023
  • Best Oralist Award, Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Moot Court Competition, 2021
  • Final Four, Moot Court Intramurals, Florida State University College of Law, 2021
  • Regional Champion, Southeast Constance Baker Motley Mock Trial Competition, Black Law Students Association (BLSA), Florida State University College of Law, 2020
  • Dean's List, Florida State University College of Law, Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Fall 2021, Spring 2022, Fall 2022
  • Book Award, Tax I, Florida State University College of Law, Spring 2022
  • Book Award, Bankruptcy, Florida State University College of Law, Fall 2022
  • Book Award, Legislation and Regulation, Florida State University College of Law, Spring 2021
  • Book Award, Evidence, Florida State University College of Law, Summer 2021

Speaking Engagements