Helen Gillmor

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Helen Gillmor
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of Hawaii
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #4
Service:
Appointed by:   Bill Clinton
Active:   10/11/1994 - 6/30/2009
Chief:   2005 - 2009
Senior:   6/30/2009 - Present
Preceded by:   104 Stat. 5089
Succeeded by:   Leslie Kobayashi
Personal History
Born:   1942
Hometown:   Syracuse, NY
Undergraduate:   Queens College, City University of New York, 1965
Law School:   Boston University School of Law, 1968

Helen Gillmor is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of Hawaii. She joined the court in 1994 after being nominated by President Bill Clinton. Gillmor assumed senior status on June 30, 2009.[1][2]

Education

Gillmor graduated from Queens College at the City University of New York with her bachelor's degree in 1965 and later graduated from the Boston University School of Law with her law degree in 1968.[2]

Professional career

  • 1985-1994: Attorney in private practice, State of Hawaii
  • 1983-1985: Judge, O`ahu First Circuit District Court
  • 1977-1983: Judge, O`ahu First Circuit Family Court
  • 1974-1977: Attorney in private practice, State of Hawaii
  • 1975: Part-time lecturer, University of Hawaii
  • 1972-1974: Deputy public defender, Hawaii Public Defender's Office
  • 1972: Law clerk, Chief Justice of the Hawaii Supreme Court, William Richardson
  • 1971-1972: Attorney in private practice, State of Hawaii
  • 1970: Attorney in private practice, State of Maine
  • 1969: Attorney in private practice, State of Texas
  • 1969-1970: Lecturer, International Legal Center, U.S. Agency for International Development
  • 1968-1969: Attorney in private practice, State of Massachusetts[2]

Judicial career

District of Hawaii

Gillmor was nominated by President Bill Clinton on August 25, 1994, to a new seat created by 104 Stat. 5089. Gillmor was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on October 7, 1994, and received commission on October 11, 1994. Gillmor served as the chief judge of the District of Hawaii from 2005 to 2009. She then assumed senior status on June 30, 2009.[3] Gillmor was succeeded in this position by Judge Leslie Kobayashi.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
District of Hawaii
1994–2009
Seat #4
Succeeded by:
Leslie Kobayashi


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