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Gillmor, Helen W.

Born 1942 in Syracuse, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii
Nominated by William J. Clinton on August 25, 1994, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on October 7, 1994, and received commission on October 11, 1994. Served as chief judge, 2005-2009. Assumed senior status on June 30, 2009.

Queens College, City University of New York, B.A., 1965
Boston University School of Law, LL.B., 1968

Professional Career:

Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1968-1969
Private practice, El Paso, Texas, 1969
Lecturer, International Legal Center, U.S. Agency for International Development, Seoul, South Korea, 1969-1970
Private practice, Camden, Maine, 1970
Private practice, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1971-1972, 1974-1977, 1985-1994
Law clerk, Hon. William Richardson, Supreme Court of Hawaii, 1972
Deputy public defender, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1972-1974
Lecturer, University of Hawaii, 1975
Judge, Family Court of Hawaii, First Judicial Circuit, 1977-1983
Judge, District Court of Hawaii, First Judicial Circuit, 1983-1985