Wilms is a 2006 graduate of Cleveland Marshall College of Law. As a sole practitioner, her primary focus is criminal defense litigation and appeals. Wilms is certified by the Ohio Supreme Court to represent indigent defendants charged with the death penalty, both at the trial stage and on appeal. She is an active member of the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys.
Wilms has been an adjunct professor for the Paralegal Studies Program at Kent State University since 2013 and is proud to call herself an alumna. In 2001, she received her MBA through the University Partnership program at Lorain County Community College.