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John Ward Schilt

Litigation Attorney at Point Richmond, CA

5.0   1 review
  • State Years
    California - CA 21 years
    South Dakota - SD 23 years
    Minnesota - MN 21 years
  • Licensed for 21 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2002
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 23 years
    State SD
    Acquired 2001
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 21 years
    State MN
    Acquired 2003
    Inactive No misconduct found

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John W. Schilt has a varied practical background which serves well in identifying with both judges and juries. He can articulate your position with utmost clarity. From the complex to the mundane, he strives to serve the client's needs and preserve the dignity of both the client and the legal profession.

Mr. Schilt is licensed to practice law in South Dakota, Minnesota and California. He is registered with numerous Federal Courts in several jurisdictions. He is also a licensed real estate agent, contractor, and pilot. Mr. Schilt is also fluent in German.

Mr. Schilt has taught various subjects to Engineering, General and Specialty Contractors, preparing them for the California State Contractor's Exam. Subjects include General Contract Law, Mechanic's Lien Law, and Accounting and Finance (2002-2007).

With an M.B.A. in Management and Finance, John has successfully run several businesses including an Advertising Agency (1979-1989) and General Building Contractor (1986-1994).

Mr. Schilt is married and has two children. Currently, he spends his free time coaching Little League baseball and serves for the City of Pinole, California, Economic Development and Housing Advisory Commission. Mr. Schilt is also Chief Liaison Office for Charter School Development and Feasibility in the City of Pinole.

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John Ward Schilt
145 Park Place Suite A
Point Richmond, CA, 94801
John Ward Schilt
700 Landing Circle, Suite 199
Larkspur, CA, 94939
John Ward Schilt
388 Market Street, Suite 1300
San Francisco, CA, 94111
John Ward Schilt
1652 W. Texas Street
Fairfield, CA, 94533
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Posted by Gill | September 19, 2013
Too helpful
He is the best of the best lawyer,I ever met. He has the greatest power of thinking,he really ,really fight for Justice . I hired him to help me in labour issue . He helped me to get my due money from my employer . I really thank and appreciate him.


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Work Experience

  • President
  • 2003 - Present
  • Instructor
  • Contractors State License Schools
  • 2006 - 2012


  • Golden Gate University, School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1996
  • California State University, East Bay
  • Masters of Business Administration
  • 1979
  • State University of New York, Stony Brook
  • Undergraduate
  • 1977


  • San Francisco Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2003 - Present
  • Solano County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2003 - Present
  • Contra Costa County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2003 - Present
  • Economic Development and Housing Advisory Commission
  • Committee Member
  • N/A
  • Charter School Development and Feasibility Committee of Pinole
  • Chief Liasion Officer
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • German
  • Farsi
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • Russian
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Speaking Engagements

  • WORKSHOP City of Pinole
  • 2009

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