Mr.Gilman is licensed to practice law in the state of Texas (since May 2005), and the Southern Federal District of Texas (since October 2005). Mr. Gilman holds a Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation from Texas A&M University in 1996. He also possesses a United States Coast Guard Merchant Marine Officer’s License (Third Mate, Unlimited Tonnage). After graduating from Texas A&M, Mr. Gilman worked on the waterfront in the Port of Houston, where he served as in-house Port Captain and Stevedore Superintendent for Gulf Stream Marine, Inc., one of the largest break-bulk general cargo stevedores in the Gulf Coast Region. Mr. Gilman resigned from Gulf Stream to attend law school (Fall 2000), and received his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law in 2004.