Overview

Wilson is a creative and versatile litigator with a primary focus on written advocacy, dispute resolution, and civil justice.  He also assists clients with administrative appeals in affordable housing, zoning enforcement, and inland wetlands matters.  

As a former clerk of the Connecticut Appellate Court and legal intern at the United States District Court in Bridgeport, Wilson offers his unique perspective and sharp writing skills to help his clients navigate through all levels of the Connecticut judicial system. Through his work at the Quinnipiac University School of Law Civil Justice Clinic, Wilson represented underserved clients in various post-conviction proceedings including petitions for habeas corpus and motions to correct illegal sentences.  Passionate about election reform and voting rights, as a law student Wilson testified in front of the Connecticut General Assembly in support of felony disenfranchisement reforms.  He also advocated for the abolishment of prison gerrymandering in Connecticut in his publication in the Quinnipiac Law Review, where he served as a publication editor.

Wilson is a member of Cohen and Wolf’s Litigation, Municipal and Land Use & Zoning practice groups.

Credentials

Clerkships

  • Connecticut Appellate Court, Clerk to Judge Bishop, Justice Harper, Justice Palmer, Judge DiPentima, Judge Bear, 2020-2021

Education

Quinnipiac University School of Law, J.D., 2020
    •  Quinnipiac Law Review, Publication Editor
    •  Civil Justice Clinic

University of Massachusetts Amherst, B.A., 2013

Admissions

  • Connecticut

Honors & Awards

Academic Achievement Awards, 2020: Academic Excellence Award, Outstanding Legal Scholarship, Superior Classroom Performance, Excellence in Clinical Legal Education

Newsroom

Publications

  • Prison Gerrymandering Reform in Connecticut
    Quinnipiac Law Review, 2020
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