2008In 2005, Wilkerson gave testimony in a case in which her nephew was convicted of manslaughter. Recently, she was accused of giving a false testimony in the case. The state Office of the Bar Counsel accused her of violating the rules of professional conduct.
Also, this year, she lost in the Democratic primary to Sonia Chang-Diaz. Wilkerson launched a sticker campaign for reelection.
(Globe Staff/ John Bohn)