K. Michael Gillum

Japanese Business Legal Coordinator
K. Michael Gillum serves as the Japanese Business Legal Coordinator at Dickinson Wright. Michael is an experienced Japanese-English interpreter and translator with an extensive history working in the Automotive industry, and supporting Japanese corporations in navigating the U.S. legal landscape. His background in technical Japanese interpretation and translation gives him the ability to explain complex legal issues to Japanese clients with clarity, and will lay the foundation to increase future Japanese business for the firm.


Kibi International University

Business/Corporate Communications, Study Abroad, 2013

University of Findlay

Bachelor's Degree, Japanese Language, 2014

University of Toledo College of Law

J.D., Doctor of Law, 2022

Spoken Languages

  • Japanese


  • Japanese Language Proficiency Test: N2
  • Japan-America Society of Central Ohio Speech Contest Winner (2012)
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