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John Gillis

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John Gillis
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Current Court Information:
3rd Circuit Court, Michigan
Title:   Judge
Active:   1997-2020
Past position:   Judge, Detroit Recorder's Court
Past term:   1985-1997
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Michigan State University, 1974
Law School:   University of Detroit, 1977
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  3rd Circuit Court
Position:  Unopposed
State:  Michigan
Election information 2014:
Incumbent:  Yes
Election date:  11/4/2014
Election vote:  ApprovedA

John H. Gillis, Jr. is a judge of the 3rd Circuit Court in Wayne County, Michigan. He was elected to the bench in 1985, serving first on the Recorder's Court of Detroit (which was merged with the 3rd Circuit Court in 1997). He was re-elected in 2008 to a six-year term ending on January 1, 2015.[1][2] Gillis was most recently re-elected unopposed on November 4, 2014, for another six-year term commencing on January 1, 2015, and expiring on December 31, 2020.[3]



See also: Michigan judicial elections, 2014
Gillis ran for re-election to the 3rd Circuit Court.
General: He was unopposed in the general election on November 4, 2014.[3]


Gillis received his B.A. from Michigan State University in 1974 and his J.D. from the University of Detroit in 1977.[4]


Gillis began his career in 1978 as a private practice lawyer. He then served on the Recorder's Court from 1981 to 1984. He then served as a judge of that court from 1985 until it merged with the 3rd Circuit Court in 1997.[2]

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