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Our Guiding Principles

Every client we assist can expect our guiding principles to be embedded in even the smallest details of their transaction. From engagement to closing, you will work with a team that is built on the following pillars.



Our group is bound not only by the legal system's strict ethics but by our uncompromising conviction that honesty, transparency, and privacy for our clients is the only way to conduct a transaction. Our integrity transcends profits and convenience, whether in dealing with our clients or employees.



No task is too urgent or pressing for us to ensure that it receives our highest level of accuracy. From transactions big to small, we utilize technology, systems, and aviation law thought leaders to deliver a final product on which we can stake our reputation.



We are not satisfied with simply being transparent in our work; we believe our counsel is most effective when clearly communicated to our clients. You can expect around-the-clock availability and timeliness from our attorneys and legal assistants.

Our Team

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Jack Gilchrist

Founding Shareholder | Director

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Chad Gilson

Senior Attorney

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Nick Linholm

Of Counsel

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Tony Morales


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Clay Ferguson


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Doug Driscoll


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Kayla Grayson

Manager, Business Aviation

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Gary Bloom

Closing Coordinator

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Becca Schmidt

Closing Coordinator

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Mandy Ward

Closing Coordinator

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Danielle Jones

Manager, International Registry

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Tekoa Nantze

Legal Assistant

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Madison Lawson

Legal Assistant

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Vicki Shapard

Legal Assistant

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Kellie Becker

Manager of Accounting

Veronica Guerrero

Veronica Guerrero


Kylie Linstead

Kylie Linstead

Legal Assistant

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Brandy Dunn

Legal Assistant

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Pamela Ball

Executive Assistant

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Samuel Gilchrist

Marketing & Strategic Project Manager

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Robert Shasberger

Legal Assistant

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Janetta Wrice

Legal Assistant

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Sherie Allison

Legal Assistant

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Brad Moore

Director of Operations

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Roberto Macias

Legal Assistant

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Amanda Heath

Legal Assistant

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Garret Monnet

Legal Assistant

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Ashley Coker

Assistant Director of Operations

Our Culture

At Gilchrist Aviation Law, we strive to cultivate a community that consistently invests in the lives of one another, both professionally and personally. Our firm creates spaces where we can learn ways to lead more fulfilling lives and grow in our relationships with one another and our families. Ultimately, the investment we make in each other allows us to put our best selves into the work we do for our clients.

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Career Opportunities

The team at Gilchrist Aviation Law is made up of individuals with great attention to detail who take pride in serving our aviation industry clients with professionalism and accountability. From attorneys and paralegals to administrative staff, our team is relied on for the timely execution of accurate work. We offer competitive compensation and benefits, a monthly bonus program, and opportunities for growth within the organization. 

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