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Welcome our new summer intern, Jayde Barton

We are excited to welcome our new intern, Jayde Barton! Jayde is a Spartanburg, SC native. She attends Furman University where she is a rising junior majoring in Political Science. She is a Dean’s List recipient as well as a Furman Honors Scholar. She is involved with many organizations on her school’s campus including the Pre-Law Society, Debate Society, and the taskforce on Civil Discourse. She hopes to have a career in law and politics after college.

Jayde’s internship is an eight-week summer program offered to college students. She will have the opportunity to learn about family law legal proceedings and hearings as well as being involved in a new business in its first year. Some of Jayde’s duties will include assisting with cases by organizing documents, creating files, and establishing contact with clients. She will also help create documents and processes to track and organize work through various stages of client matters.

Be sure to look out for Jayde at the front desk this summer. We’re glad to have her on the team!

Welcome Jayde! 

Welcome Jayde! 

Christophillis & Gallivan, P.A. Opens Doors in Downtown Greenville

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

All photographs courtesy of Emilie Carol Photography

Christophillis & Gallivan, P.A.

Christophillis & Gallivan, P.A.

Our Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with the Greenville Chamber of Commerce

Our Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with the Greenville Chamber of Commerce

Jessica Christophillis and Amanda Gallivan

Jessica Christophillis and Amanda Gallivan

Welcome to Christophillis & Gallivan!

Hello and welcome!  We are so excited to announce that Christophillis & Gallivan, P.A. is finally open! We are a small law firm located in Greenville, South Carolina focusing on family law, estate planning, criminal defense, and litigation.

Christophillis & Gallivan, P.A. is focused on YOU- the individual. Whether you find yourself needing a litigator to help you in the court room or are looking to start planning for your family's future- we are here to help.

We hope you find our blog and website to be a helpful source of legal news and happenings.

The purpose of our blog is to keep our subscribers informed of important tidbits of legal information and news especially in South Carolina. We will try to write posts that are important to you, so if you would like to see an issue featured then please let us know.

Mostly we would like to say THANK YOU to everyone who has made our law firm possible. We are located in the beautiful city of Greenville, South Carolina and we hope we can one day be YOUR attorney! If you like what you see over the upcoming weeks and months, please tell your friends and family because our success depends on your referral.

Thanks again for stopping by and welcome to Christophillis & Gallivan, P.A.