JOHN GILLMOR, ESQ.
AREA OF EXPERTISEBanking/Finance/Foreclosure , Commercial/Business , Condo/AOAO , Construction/Design , Estates/Probate/Trusts , Real Property
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Mr. Gillmor received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Colby College. In 1968 he graduated magna cum laude from Boston University School of Law, where he was an Assistant Note Editor of the Law Review. Mr. Gillmor served in the United States Army in Texas and Korea from 1968 to 1970. From 1971 to 1972 he served as a law clerk to William S. Richardson, Chief Justice of the State of Hawaii.
Mr. Gillmor entered private practice in 1972 at Case, Stack, Kay, Cronin & Clause, concentrating in business and corporate matters, as well as litigation, including litigation of trust and estate matters. From 1977 to 1987 Mr. Gillmor was in general practice as a sole practitioner. His practice included litigation, including insurance defense, and real estate law, including representation of condominium associations. In 1987 Mr. Gillmor joined the Carlsmith, Ball firm where he worked in the real property department with emphasis on condominium documentation, project development, commercial leaseholds, and financing. In 1991 he returned to a small firm practice, continuing to work in real property and litigation until 1997 when he joined the Civil Recoveries Division of the Office of the Attorney General, where he specialized in landlord tenant, litigation, and bankruptcy work for the Department of Transportation until retirement in 2011.
Mr. Gillmor has served as an arbitrator in construction and real property matters; he has been a hearings officer for the Department of Agriculture (bovine tuberculosis eradication for the Island of Molokai), a member of the Board of Directors of the Hawaii State Bar Association (six years), and a panel member of the Court Annexed Arbitration Program