4130 Parklake Ave., Suite 100
Raleigh, NC 27612
(919) 571-3332
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Katherine B. Wilkerson


Raleigh, NC

Katherine Wilkerson is a partner in the firm of Lynch & Eatman, L.L.P. Katherine grew up in Wilmington, North Carolina and began her law practice in Morehead City, North Carolina before moving to Raleigh in 1994. She is a graduate of Smith College and the University of North Carolina School of Law. Katherine focuses her practice on Commercial Real Estate, Land Use and Zoning, Professional Licensing and Business matters.

Katherine gives talks and presentations on real estate and licensing issues. She is an active member of the North Carolina Bar Association and is a member of the Real Property and Land Use and Zoning Sections. She is currently a co-chair for the Free Legal Answers Task Force and is a past chair of the Real Property Section.

Outside of her law practice Katherine is active in the Triangle Commercial Real Estate Women and serves as the Chair of the Provincial Support Services Board for the Moravian Church in America, Southern Province where she works with real estate, financial, budget and human resources matters for the church. She is interested in local politics and the funding of public education and is a member of her local precinct committee.



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Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Business
  • Land Use and Zoning
  • Professional Licensing


Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1992


  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 1992
  • Smith College, Northhampton, Massachusetts
    • A.B - 1989
    • Major: History


  • “Update on New Lien Statutes,” North Carolina Utility Association, 2012
  • Real Property Legislative Update, 2010 Real Property Hot Topics, NCBA, 2010
  • The New HUD-1, NC Real Estate Commission, 2010
  • “How to Stay out of Real Estate Jail”, NC Association of Realtors, 2009

Honors & Awards

  • NCBA Real Property Section Outstanding Service Award, 2009
  • Business North Carolina Legal Elite - Real Estate 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • North Carolina Bar Association, Member, 1992 – Present
  • North Carolina Bar Association Free Legal Answers Task Force Co-Chair 2017-Present
  • North Carolina Bar Association Real Property Section Council, Member, 2007 - 2013
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Real Property Section, Chair, 2011 - 2012
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Chair, Young Lawyers Division, 2002 - 2003
  • Wake County Bar Association, Board of Directors, 2006 - 2008
  • Triangle Commercial Real Estate Women, Member, 2008 - Present
  • Triangle Commercial Real Estate Women Public Relations Committee, Member, 2008 - Present

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