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John C. Gilmore, Jr. has worked as an attorney in the Pima County Juvenile Court since 1990, handling delinquency, dependency, severance, mental health and adoption cases.  Mr. Gilmore was a founding member of the Pima County Model Court Project and currently serves on the statewide Court Improvement Committee. Mr. Gilmore has served as Juvenile Law faculty for the Juvenile Law Section of the State Bar, the Court Improvement Project, Pima County Juvenile Court and the Arizona Supreme Court's Administration of Courts.  Mr. Gilmore has represented the Pascua Yaqui Tribe, the Tohono O'odham and Navajo Nations in Pima County Juvenile Court Dependency actions.  The Law Office of John C. Gilmore, Jr. P.C. currently represents both private and indigent, court appointed clients in all Juvenile Court matters.


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Practice areas


  1. Child Abuse: 75%
    27 years, 2.5 thousand cases
  2. Juvenile: 24%
    27 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  3. Adoption: 1%
    27 years, 50 cases



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  • Uri Gai Palmer

    I endorse this lawyer. John's skill and reputation in juvenile practice are beyond reproach.


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Contact info

Law Office of John C. Gilmore, Jr.

14 East 2nd Street
Tucson, AZ, 85705


AZActive 198907/03/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Friend of the CourtPima County Juvenile Court2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Sole Proprietor/Professional CorporationLaw Office of John C. Gilmore, Jr.1990 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of ArizonaN/A1990 - Present
State Bar of Arizona, Juvenile Law SectionFormer ChairN/A
Consulate of Mexico in TucsonConsulting Attorney regarding Child Welfare casesN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Arizona College of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1988
Arizona State UniversityGeneral Business AdministrationBA - Bachelor of Arts1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
State Bar ConventionDependency LawN/A
Pinal County Dependency Attorney TrainingRepresenting Parents and Children in Dependency ActionsN/A
Pima County Advance Dependency TrainingRepresenting Parents and ChildrenN/A
Greater Tucson Leadership CounselDelinquency LawN/A
Arizona Public Defenders ConferenceDependency and Termination LawN/A
Arizona Judicial ConferenceRepresenting Children in Abuse and Neglect CasesN/A
Adoption and Family Law ConferenceIns and Outs of Building a FamilyN/A