Attorney and CPA | CA
Mr. Gillingham, a native of Los Angeles, received his law degree from the Pepperdine University School of Law in Malibu, where his strong writing skills earned him a position as a Teaching Assistant for Legal Research and Writing, as well as multiple CALI Awards. He has been admitted to the Bar in California, and is also a Certified Public Accountant. Before starting this law firm, he interned for a judges in both Los Angeles and Ventura County Superior courts, and worked as a Vice President of Finance for a managed care company where he gained extensive accounting, financial, and managerial experience in the complex healthcare and insurance regulatory environments of both California and Nevada. He also had the privilege of serving as a member of the California Association of Dental Plan’s Legislative and Regulatory Committee. Prior to shifting to managed care, Mr. Gillingham started his career in the Deals group at PriceWaterhouse Coopers, LLP, following his earning of a Master’s Degree in Accounting from the nation’s top accounting program at the University of Texas at Austin. Mr. Gillingham also received his Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting and Entrepreneurship, with honors, from the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona.
Mr. Gillingham is an active member of the Ventura County and Los Angeles communities. While not practicing law, he enjoys spending time with his wife Evelina and two children, hiking, sailing, mountain biking, and playing golf. Every now and then, he finds time to escape to the Caribbean to scuba-dive, read, and relax.