Hon. W. Michael Gillette
Oregon Supreme Court
Hon. W. Michael Gillette, Associate Justice, Oregon Supreme Court, Salem; A.B. cum laude, Whitman College (1963); LL.B., Harvard Law School (1966); honorary LL.D., Whitman College (1992); member of the Oregon State Bar since 1966; faculty member, National Judicial College and Willamette University; member, Advisory Committee of Scholars, The Constitution Project; former judge and presiding judge, Oregon Court of Appeals; former Solicitor General of Oregon; former assistant attorney general, Oregon Department of Justice and American Samoa; former deputy district attorney, Multnomah County; former chief trial counsel and former chief counsel of the Consumer Protection Division, Oregon Department of Justice; adjunct professor of administrative law, Willamette University; board member and 1991 Legal Citizen of the Year, Classroom Law Project; contributor, “A Personal Matter: Gordon Hirabayashi v. the United States”; frequent speaker on constitutional and other legal topics; recipient, V. Robert Payant Award for teaching excellence from the National Judicial College (2006).