We strongly encourage anyone with information that might assist the investigation into the tragic death of our colleague and dear friend to immediately come forward and contact the El Cerrito Police Department. Jim Gilliland was such a positive force of nature.  While he kept his loving family at the center of his life, he also volunteered his time to those in need, including his lifelong work to develop wider educational opportunities for disadvantaged youth in the East Bay.  The larger community, not just the legal community, is a much lesser place without Jim. Whoever is responsible for this heinous crime needs to be brought to justice.

Susan Spaeth, Kilpatrick Townsend Managing Partner


Contact the El Cerrito Police Department at 510-215-4400, via email at investigations@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us or by leaving a voicemail message at 510-215-4414, extension 40.


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