Adrianne was born and raised in Gulf Breeze, Florida. She relocated to St. Augustine, Florida in the fall of 2004 after being accepted to Flagler College where she would earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature with a minor in Spanish and legal studies. While at Flagler College Adrianne completed a semester of Spanish studies abroad at Intercultura Language School in Costa Rica. Adrianne was also a member of the English and Pre-law honor society chapters at Flagler College, Sigma Tau Delta and Phi Alpha Delta.

After earning a Bachelor of Arts degree Adrianne went on to achieve her Juris Doctor Degree from Florida Coastal School of Law in 2011 and was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2012. During her legal education at Florida Coastal Adrianne was an active member of the Family Law Society, worked as a Certified Legal Intern at Florida Coastal’s Family Law Clinic and earned a Family Law Certificate for her achievements in the program. Adrianne also interned at the Office of Criminal Conflict & Civil Regional Counsel for the 1st DCA while attending Florida Coastal.

Following law school Adrianne practiced at a statewide civil litigation law firm for five years before opening her own firm. Today Adrianne's practice and passion are centered around family law.

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Emily was born and raised in Putnam County, FL. After high school, Emily postponed college to start a family of her own. As soon as Emily’s daughters were school-aged, she resumed her education and gained employment as a legal assistant under a 20+year attorney from whom she acquired a wealth of experience in her years of his employment.  Wanting to further her career, she commenced working with The Gillis Law Firm as a paralegal.

Emily has two daughters who are the absolute joy of her life, and has a beautiful family of four. Emily has a passion for horses and is a multi-national qualifier for the National Rodeo Association. She has proudly passed along her passion to her daughters and spends most of their spare time riding. Emily is thrilled to be a part of The Gillis Law Firm and looks forward to helping our clients navigate through their family law needs.

Tim is a St. Augustine native. After graduating from St. Augustine High School Tim attended The Art Institute in Fort Lauderdale, Florida where he would earn a Associate of Arts degree in  film and videography. Subsequently Tim pursued a career in finance and worked in the mortgage industry for many years. In addition to his expertise in the mortgage industry, Tim has extensive experience working in the hospitality industry.

Tim is a family man. He lives with his wife, Adrianne, and two sons and enjoys coaching baseball, traveling and experiencing and creating unique cuisine.  As the Firm's Director and Marketing Manager, Tim's present professional focus surrounds The Gillis Law Firm.

Emily Guthrie


Tim Gillis


family Law practice professionals in St. Augustine

Adrianne M. Gillis, Esq.


Hiring a family law attorney is a very personal decision. If you find yourself in need of a family law attorney it is likely because you and your family are going through a difficult time.  We understand that your unique family law matter concerns far more than just laws and legal procedure and that successful representation in matters concerning the family unit requires experience, insight and compassionate counseling. The Gillis Law Firm is committed exclusively to the practice of family law. As a family-run, family-centered law firm, we pride ourselves on putting you and your families needs first and preserving family relationships. Stated simply, The Gillis Law Firm knows family and we are ready and willing to take on your family matter.