Helen W. Gillmor

Personal

Birthday: 
1942
Birthplace: 
Syracuse, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

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

Education

Name of School: 
Queens College, City University of New York
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1965
Name of School - Second: 

Boston University School of Law

Boston University School of Law (BU Law) is a nationally recognized law school located in the heart of Boston University's campus on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston, Massachusetts.

Consistently ranked in the top 30 law schools, "U.S. News and World Report" currently ranks it 26th in the country. Three specialties are in the top 10, including Health Law (#5), Tax Law (#7), and Intellectual Property Law (#9). Princeton Review ranks it 2nd place nationally in "Best Professors" and 7th place for "Best Classroom Experience." For the class of 2017, the median student LSAT score was 163 and median GPA was 3.66.

Boston University School of Law offers a broad selection of legal classes and seminars (approximately 200) with a student to faculty ratio of 12:1.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1968

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Hawaii
Court Name: 

Hawaii District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
10/11/1994
Retirement from Active Service: 
6/30/2009
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