JOHN C. GEMMILL


Judge, Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One
 
EDUCATION:
Juris Doctor Degree, University of Arizona, 1976, With Highest Distinction
Order of the Coif, 1976 
Co-winner, Joseph S. Jenckes, Jr. Oral Advocacy Contest, 1976
B. S. in Agriculture, University of Arizona, 1971, With Highest Distinction, 
            Double Majors: Agricultural Economics and Animal Science
University of Arizona Intercollegiate Livestock Judging Team, 1970
Recipient of Freeman Medal as an outstanding graduate, 1971
University of Arizona College of Law Distinguished Alumnus Award, 2007
University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Alumni 
            Achievement Award, 2008
                                                                                                                                                                                       
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:                                                             
Judge Gemmill was appointed to the Arizona Court of Appeals in 2001.  
Prior to becoming a judge, he spent 25 years in the private practice 
of law in Phoenix, Arizona.  He limited his practice to litigation matters, 
including personal injury/wrongful death litigation, product liability, 
insurance, and commercial litigation. 
                                                                                                                                          
COMMUNITY SERVICE:
Chief Judge, Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One, 2006-2008
Vice Chief Judge, Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One, 2003-2006
Commission on Judicial Conduct, 2002-2008
Appellate Mediator, Arizona Court of Appeals 
Advisory Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution, 2002-2003
Board of Elders, Moon Valley Bible Church, 2001-2004, 2006-2008
Board of Elders, Moon Valley Community Church, 1997-2001
Board of Trustees, Arizona Agricultural Education/FFA Foundation, 2001-
             2002
Board of Directors, Christian Family Care Agency, 1991-1997
United States Naval Reserve, Active Duty 1971-1973