James   Gillis


Fax: 703.745.1835
Mailing: 8000 Towers Crescent Drive ,
Suite 1400 , Tysons Corner , VA   22182
Linkedin: James Gillis


James A. Gillis’s practice is focused on estate planning, transfer and income tax planning, and trust and estate administration in Virginia.  Mr. Gillis regularly assists clients with the selection of fiduciaries, and the preparation of revocable and various types of irrevocable trusts to avoid probate, reduce transfer tax, protect assets for future generations, and provide support for beneficiaries with special needs.  Mr. Gillis also assists with the administration of estates and trusts.


Mr. Gillis is an active member of the Washington, D.C. Estate Planning Council and the Alexandria Bar Association, and has served as an income tax preparer in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program in the Philadelphia and D.C. metro areas.


Education & Admissions

  • J.D. (cum laude), Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
  • B.S. (biology), Villanova University
  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania