R. Gilman Johnson

R. Gilman Johnson

Of Counsel
Location:
Fox Lake, Illinois
Phone:
847-978-4495
888-351-2429 (Toll Free)
Fax:
847-587-4538
Email:

After serving as a Lake County Assistant State's Attorney. Gil joined the firm as a partner with John Soffietti in 1965 after Gil served as a Lake County Assistant State's Attorney. He graduated from Lake Forest College with a B.A. degree in 1960 and from IIT Chicago Kent College of Law with a J.D. degree in 1963. He is a member of the Illinois, Wisconsin and Lake County Bar Associations and is admitted to practice in Illinois, Wisconsin, Federal Court, U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Tax Court. His areas of practice include probate, Trusts and Estate planning, real estate, corporate law and municipal law. Gil and his wife reside in Ingleside, Illinois and have three grown children.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1965

Areas of Practice

  • 35% Probate
  • 25% Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts
  • 25% Real Estate
  • 15% Closely Held Corporations

Litigation Percentage

  • 5% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1963
  • Wisconsin, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1965
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 1965
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 1965
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois Trial Bar, 1965
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois Trial Bar, 1965
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois Trial Bar, 1965
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1965
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin, 1965
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1975

Education

  • Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. - 1963
  • Lake Forest University, Lake Forest, Illinois
    • B.A. - 1960
    • Honors: Dean's List

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association, 1963 - Present
  • Lake County Bar Association, Member, 1963 - Present
  • Wisconsin State Bar Association, Member, 1984 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Lake County Sheriffs Office, Deputy Sheriff, 1961 - 1962
  • Lake County State's Attorneys, Assistant State Attorney, 1963 - 1965

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Delta Theta
  • Delta Theta Phi