Mr. Wilkins is excited to join AVL’s team after spending the first two years of his career practicing commercial litigation at another Chicago firm.  During law school, Mr. Wilkins served as Chairman of the Black Law Students Alliance, was an active participant in his school’s annual moot court competitition, and was selected by his peers as class speaker for the 2013 Commencement Ceremony.  Mr. Wilkins is also a former high school teacher, and maintains his passion for community involvement by serving on the Associates’ Board for the Academy for Urban School Leadership and as a mentor for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago.