Steven P. Gilliam

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Instructor, Legal Research and Writing, University of Georgia School of Law, 1973-1974; President, University of Georgia Law School Alumni Council, 2007-2008; Member, Georgia Supreme Court Commission on Public Trust and Confidence; President of the Gainesville-Northeastern Bar Association; United Way of Hall County; Chattahoochee Country Club; Girls' Club; Rehabilitation Industries of Northeast Georgia, Inc.; Gainesville College Foundation Board of Trustees; Chairman, Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce; Lanier Park Hospital Board of Trustees; Elachee Nature Science Center; Quality Growth Council of Hall County; Gainesville Jaycees Young Man of the Year, 1983; Gainesville Rotary Club Man of the Year, 1996; Leadership Georgia Board of Trustees; Chicopee Area Woods Park Commission; Gainesville-Hall County Development Authority. Mr. Gilliam is married to Susan, who retired in 2009 after 26 years as an elementary school teacher and ten years as principal at Centennial Arts Academy in Gainesville. He and Susan have two children, Steven, Jr., who graduated from North Georgia University, and Laney, who graduated from the University of Georgia, and six "Grand" children. They are members of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Gainesville and Rabun Gap Presbyterian Church in Rabun, Gap, Georgia.

Lawyers Foundation of Georgia

(Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating)

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Personal Injury Law
  • Wrongful Death
  • Zoning, Planning and Land Use
  • Real Estate
  • Eminent Domain

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
770-536-3381  Phone
770-536-3381x238  Phone
770-531-1481  Fax
770-535-9902  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1098, Gainesville, GA 30501
University Attended:
University of Georgia, B.B.A., Economics, 1971
Law School Attended:
University of Georgia School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1974
Year of First Admission:
1975, Court of Appeals and Supreme Court of Georgia; Pro Hac Vice Admission in Seven States and Washington, D.C.; 1980, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits and U.S. Supreme Court; 1974, Georgia; 1974, U.S. District Court, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Georgia
Gainesville-Northeastern (Secretary-Treasurer, 1976-1980, President, 1982-1983) and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Georgia (Chair, Professionalism Committee, 1996-2000); Georgia Defense Lawyers Association; Association of Defense Trial Attorneys; Lawyers Club of Atlanta; Old War Horse Lawyers Club; Joseph Henry Lumpkin Inn of Court (Master); Georgia Super Lawyer (Business Litigation); Super Lawyer Corporate Counsel
Birth Information:
Los Angeles, California
Hobbies & interests:
Golf and Fly Fishing
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (1 review)
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