Milam Howard Nicandri Dees & Gillam P.A.

W. Braxton Gillam, IV Shareholder

W. Braxton Gillam, IV is a shareholder specializing in business litigation, routinely handling construction litigation matters, real property disputes, as well as probate and trust litigation matters.

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EMAIL bgillam@milamhoward.com
DIRECT LINE 904-421-4753

LEGAL ASSISTANT Sara James
EMAIL sjames@milamhoward.com

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FAX 904-357-3661

Education

  • Undergraduate University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Law Florida State College of Law, JD with honors

Bar Admissions

  • All State Courts in Florida
  • U.S. District Court,
    Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court,
    Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court,
    Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit

Background

W. Braxton Gillam, IV was born in Ahoskie, North Carolina. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1994 where he was a Morehead Scholar. He obtained his Juris Doctorate, with honors, from Florida State University College of Law, in 1997.

In 2008, Mr. Gillam was appointed to the Jacksonville Ethics Commission and served as the Chair of the Commission in 2011 and 2012.

Mr. Gillam served on the Board of Governors for The Jacksonville Bar Association from 2004 – 2014 and a past President of this organization.

He is Board Certified by the Florida Bar in both Business Litigation and Civil Trial.  As such, the Florida Bar has authorized him to indentify himself as a specialists in both Business Litigation and Civil Trial work.

Practice Areas

  • Business Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Real Property Disputes
  • Probate & Trust Litigation

Recognition

  • Florida Bar Board Certified in Business Litigation
  • Florida Bar Board Certified in Civil Trial
  • AV-Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Florida Legal Elite (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
  • Super Lawyer (2009-2017)
  • The Best Lawyers in America (2014)
  • Florida’s Best Lawyers (2013)
  • Jacksonville Magazine’s Top Lawyers in Jacksonville

Community Involvement

  • President, Jacksonville Bar Association (2013-2014)
  • Board Member, Jacksonville Bar Association (2004-2014)
  • Chair, Jacksonville Ethics Commission (2011, 2012)
  • Master, Chester Bedell Inn of Court
  • Member, Jacksonville Ethics Commission (2008-2013)
  • Leadership Jacksonville, Class of 2002
  • Member, Board of Governors of the Young Lawyers Section of the Jacksonville Bar (1999-2005); President (2004-2005)
  • President, Young Lawyers Section of the Jacksonville Bar (2004-2005)
  • Member, The Florida Bar