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John P. Wilkerson, Jr.

Banking & Finance, Cornerstone Title Agency, Municipal Law, Non-profit Services, Real Estate & Construction


John Wilkerson practices banking, finance and real estate law at Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP with an emphasis on commercial real estate financing. He is also President of Cornerstone Title Agency, CPM’s affiliated title agency.

John joined CPM in January 1990. He previously served as in-house counsel for a financial institution.

Professional Accolades 


John received his undergraduate degree (B.S.) in accounting from The Ohio State University in 1976 and his law degree (J.D.) from Capital University Law School in 1981.


Currently, John is a member of the Ohio Land Title Association. He has lectured for the Columbus Bar Association and the Ohio Legal Center Institute on lender’s counsel and real estate issues.

John is also a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Real Property Committee of the Columbus Bar Association. He formerly served on the Board of Trustees of The Discovery District Special Improvement District.


John has received the Martindale-Hubbell® rating of AV Preeminent®. He was selected to the Ohio “Super Lawyers” list by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine 2004-2005.


John enjoys playing golf, exercising and spending time with his family. He is also heavily involved with his church.

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