2009-01-01 / Front Page

Wilmot To Announce Judicial Candidacy

Seeks seat in Court of Common Pleas
By Chanin Rotz-Mountz STAFF WRITER

Wilmot Wilmot A Chambersburg-based attorney will be making a formal announcement next week to throw his hat into the ring in hopes of securing one of two vacant judicial seats within the Court of Common Pleas.

Attorney-at-law Timothy D. Wilmot of 998 Scotland Avenue will be publicly meeting with local officials and residents at the Fulton County Courthouse on Monday, January 5, at 4 p.m. in conjunction with kicking off his bid for office.

According to Wilmot's extensive resume, he has served as an assistant district attorney in neighboring Franklin County during the last nine years and has represented the commonwealth in more than 2,000 sentencing proceedings. In connection with his duties at the district attorney's office, Wilmot has also served in the capacity of domestic violence/sexual assault prosecutor and county task force member.

In regard to his family law experience, Wilmot was first appointed by the court system in 1996 as the divorce hearing master for both Fulton and Franklin counties and has presided over at least 500 divorce cases. He has also represented children in numerous parental rights cases.

Wilmot has spent a total of two years as the "contract attorney" dealing with inmate civil claims at the Franklin County Prison and has represented clientele in contract matters and in commercial real estate sales in excess of $6 million.

In addition to community involvement ranging from volunteer umpiring with Chambersburg Little League and Suburban League to nonprofit affiliations with the Salvation Army and N.E.T. Work Ministries, Wilmot remained on active duty with the United States Marine Corps between June 1983 and August 1992. He attained the rank of captain and obtained a Navy Commendation, Meritorious Unit Citation, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon with star and the National Defense Service Medal.

Area residents wishing to obtain additional information regarding Wilmot's race for office are urged to attend his formal announcement Monday or email campaign@timwilmot.com.

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