John Gaw, J.D. Email me.

John Gaw is an associate attorney with Reimer Dobrovolny & Karlson LLC. John focuses on the representation of public sector employees in labor and employment matters.

Following high school, John served four years in the Marine Corps infantry, including combat service during Desert Storm. John has been a municipal police officer since 1993, and currently serves as a patrol sergeant on the midnight shift. John has numerous specialties, to include: Traffic Crash Reconstruction Specialist, Evidence Technician, Firearms Instructor, and Juvenile Officer. John is also SWAT Certified and has served on his department’s Special Response Team. John has also served several terms as a Board member of his Local Union, including 12 years as Local Chapter President. As a Union representative, he helped obtain excellent results for his members at the bargaining table, in arbitration, and in disciplinary matters. John also served as a Pension Board Trustee for eight years.

While serving as full time police officer, John continued and completed his education. He received his Bachelor degree from Benedictine University, and his Juris Doctor degree from the Northern Illinois University College of Law.

John is admitted to practice in State of Illinois courts. He is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.