Susan Gilmor has over fifteen years of experience representing public entity clients in the boardroom and the courtroom. She has counseled and advised education institutions on matters including discrimination and harassment, discipline and termination, misuse of public funds, inappropriate conduct with minors, conflicts of interest, Public Record Act request, and navigating the Brown Act. Ms. Gilmor has advised public entity Boards on matters that attract media exposure including environmental impact studies, use of public funds, property damage, and liability associated with school violence, bullying and gender issues. She has mediated, advised, litigated and settled cases for more than forty school districts throughout Southern California.
Ms. Gilmor’s litigation experience includes all aspect of discovery including written demands, witness interviews, depositions and drafting pre-trial and post-trial motions. She has drafted and argued Motions for Summary Judgment, Motions for Non-Suit, Anti-SLAPP motions, and RICO actions. Her trial experience includes defending school and community colleges in both Federal and State court on matters ranging from discrimination, wrongful termination, wrongful death, public policy, premises liability and violations of the Unruh Act. Ms. Gilmor has prepared Statement of Charges and collected evidence for numerous hearings before the Office of Administrative Hearings.
Additionally, Ms. Gilmor has conducted internal investigations for public and private employers, advising corrective and preventive actions, as well as coordinating and responding to EEOC charges. Ms. Gilmor has been involved in formulating policy and procedure manuals for community college campus police, and addressing student issues arising in the private school sector.
Ms. Gilmor plans to return to her weekend warrior days of tennis, volleyball, softball, golf, and travel. After she wins the lottery.