|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||1994||05/16/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Young Lawyer of the Year Award||Illinois State Bar Association||2000|
|Attorney||Woodstock Legal Consultants||2007 - Present|
|Instructor of Paralegal Studies||College of Lake County||2006 - 2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Rotary Club of Woodstock Morning||President, other offices||2001 - Present|
|American Bar Association, Family Law Section||Committee chairs, committee member||1994 - Present|
|McHenry County Bar Association||President, other offices||1994 - 2001|
|Disputed Parentage Proceedings||Consulting Attorney||2011|
|IICLE Causes of Action -- Parentage||Author||2011|
|Family Advocate||When Daddy is Full of Doubt||2009|
|Illinois Parentage Law||Author||2002|
|Illinois Bar Journal||Challenging DNA in Paternity Cases||2002|
|Illinois Bar Journal||Understanding the Illinois Child's Representative Statute||2001|
|U Of Wisconsin||Law||JD||1994|
|U of Illinois||Journalism||BS||1991|
|Family Advocate Podcast||Criminal Charges in a Divorce Case||2011|
|Meeting||ART History Lesson||2010|
|Hot Tips from the Experts||The Adoption Tax Credit||2010|
|CLE Conference||Red Flags and Antennae (Client management)||2010|
Posted by Sage
I attempted to have a consult with Carl however it turned out to be a very unpleasant conversation. Carl would continually interrupt when I would attempt to talk to explain my situation. He often raised his voice during the conversation and spoke in a very demeaning manner. I have never been treated so unprofessionally. I was appalled at how I was being treated.
Posted by Sherry
As grandparents seeking custody in the state of Illinois, we knew that our case would be a challenge for which ever lawyer we retained. Atty. Gilmore was actually referred to us by another Family Lawyer in the area. We were told “If I were to choose someone who would give me the biggest challenge, it would be Carl Gilmore.” We felt we chose the right lawyer from the first time we met Carl and we were just as sure we hired the best lawyer we could have hired for our case, even though we did not get the decision we had hoped for.
Atty. Gilmore was straightforward and honest with us from the beginning regarding our chances. He was readily available to answer questions and listen to concerns. If he was immediately unavailable when we made a call he always got to us within a very reasonable amount of time. He kept us informed and in the loop about everything that was going on with our case. He provided us with materials and resources to better understand where we stood within our states laws. We worked with Atty. Gilmore for almost 2 ½ years on our case and even though we did not receive the verdict we had hoped for; we are not disappointed with the results we are seeing as a result of his work.
If we were in need of legal help in the future, we would not hesitate to call upon Atty. Gilmore.
Posted by ThomasTamboureas
I have had 4 (divorce..support) lawyers and with out a doubt Carl Is the MAN! I was in florida, bing bamn got it done. He wasn't looking to be my best friend he just got it done! BTW he sent me back part of my retainer, he was worth more than he charged....i can't belive i said that. Carl It was a pleasure to give a honest review..
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Fort Myers FL
Evan Randall, Family Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
Carl Gilmore is a highly talented and caring attorney in McHenry County. He is very knowledgable about divorce, adoption, and family law. I have known him for many years and his commitment to his clients, and the profession as a whole, is astonishing. I recommend this attorney without hesitation.
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