John Wilkinson, JD

John Wilkinson

Attorney Advisor, AEquitas


John F. Wilkinson (JD) is an Attorney Advisor with AEquitas: The Prosecutors’ Resource on Violence Against Women. As an Attorney Advisor, he presents on trial strategy, legal analysis and policy, and ethical issues related to violence against women at the local, state, national and international level. He conducts research; develops training materials, resources, and publications; and provides case consultation and technical assistance for prosecutors and allied professionals. John has presented extensively on the investigation and prosecution of domestic violence, sexual violence, stalking and human trafficking both in the United States and abroad. From 1998 through 2005, John served as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney in Fredericksburg, VA prosecuting cases involving intimate partner violence and sexual assault, including cold cases and cases of campus sexual assaults and domestic violence homicide. He also served on the Fredericksburg Area Sexual Assault Response Team and assisted in the development of the Mary Washington Hospital Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Program.