GREENVILLE, S.C. – March 21, 2013 –Two familiar names in the Greenville law community have joined forces to open a new law firm in downtown Greenville, SC. Christophillis & Gallivan, P.A. opened the doors of their office located at 300 North Main St. Suite 200 and celebrated the event with a ribbon cutting and open house.
Jessica Christophillis and Amanda Gallivan are partners in the new venture and are accepting new clients. The practice will offer a variety of legal services but will focus primarily on family law, estate planning, criminal defense, and litigation.
Jessica Christophillis, a graduate of the Darla Moore School of Business, the University of South Carolina School of Law, and the L.L.M program at Northwestern University School of Law, began her career as an associate at Tucker Wells Medical, where she aided in planning strategies important to the small business owner. From there, Christophillis worked as an Experienced Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP with a focus on legal issues and tax compliance for individuals, LLCs, partnerships, and corporations.
Christophillis has expanded her practice to focus on estate planning, probate litigation, and family law which includes the area of divorce. These areas of law often involve monetary ramifications that directly affect an individual's future, which is where Christophillis’ financial background becomes an asset for clients.
Amanda Gallivan, a graduate of the Darla Moore School of Business and the University of South Carolina School of Law, began her legal career as a judicial law clerk for The Honorable Roger L. Couch in the Seventh Circuit. She then worked as an Assistant Solicitor in the Seventh Circuit, prosecuting a wide range of criminal offenses. Gallivan tried numerous trials to verdict during her time as an Assistant Solicitor, and she worked alongside local law enforcement as a member of the Upstate Gang Task Force.
In private practice, Gallivan draws from her significant courtroom experience to advocate for clients on a variety of civil and domestic matters, including civil claims and defense, divorce, and custody issues. Gallivan also uses her strong background in criminal law to defend clients accused of DUI, property, and drug offenses.
About Christophillis & Gallivan, P.A
Christophillis & Gallivan, P.A. is a Greenville, South Carolina-based boutique law firm focused on serving clients throughout the Upstate in the areas of family law, estate planning, criminal defense, and litigation. The firm was founded in 2013 by Jessica Christophillis and Amanda Gallivan, attorneys with a diverse legal and business background. Christophillis & Gallivan, P.A. provides individuals and small businesses with personalized service tailored to their specific legal need and believes in aggressive advocacy without sacrificing efficiency or compassion for their clients. For more information about the firm, see http://www.cglawsc.com/
All photographs courtesy of Emilie Carol Photography