John J. Gilligan

Attorney in Long Beach, CA
Author: "The Need for a Legal Expert in Dividing & Distributing Your Pension Upon Death or Divorce," The Reporter, Vol. 78, No. 61, August 3, 1999. Judge Pro-Tem Superior and Municipal Courts for Domestic Violence, Family Law Calendar, 1986-. Mediator, Family Law in Superior Court, 1986-. Panel for Minor's Counsel, Los Angeles and Orange County, 1994-. Volunteer, Domestic Violence and Guardianship Workshop, Los Angeles Superior Court. Trained Mediator, (2002-), Pepperdine University School of Law and California Academy of Mediation Professionals "Mediating the Litigated Case" Fall 2002.
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Areas of Law

  • Family Law
  • Trusts and Estates


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4.6 out of 5.0
  • Meets very high criteria of general ethical standards
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Admission Details

Admitted in 1981, California, U.S. District Court, Central and Northern Districts of California
1986, U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Tax Court

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American Express
Law School Attended

Western State University
Class of 1980

University Attended

State University of New York
Class of 1976

Birth Information

Born in 1954
Queens, New York, March 19, 1954

Associations & Memberships

Long Beach (Member, Family Law Section), Los Angeles County (Member, Family Law Section), Orange County (Member, Family Law Section) and American Bar Associations; State Bar of California; Iri... More


(Certified Specialist, Family Law, The State Bar of California Board Of Legal Specialization)

Representative Cases

In re Willard, 15 B.R. 898; In re Raiton, 139 B.R. 931; IRMO Cordero, 97 CA App.4th 956, 118 CR2d 833; Marriage of Lucio (Fourth Appellate District, Division Three, Case No. G039072).

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John J. Gilligan
 One World Trade Center, Suite 2150,
Long Beach, CA 90832-1940


Brandmeyer Gilligan & Dockstader, LLP (Long Beach, California)

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