Our Experience

Tyrone C. Means, Esq. and H. Lewis Gillis, Esq. have committed years of service helping their clients, families and friends, wherever, and whenever the need arises. Collectively they have practiced for more than 75 years providing legal counsel for some of the most challenging plaintiff and defense cases in the southern United States.

They have steadfastly worked to build a professional team of attorneys, staff and resources in the state of Alabama and Georgia. They have earned a solid reputation obtaining thousands of cases with over 100 of the verdicts and settlements being worth $1 million or more.

Personal injury and wrongful death cases are significant parts of Means Gillis Law, PC’s litigation section, their lawyers have represented thousands of injured people and their families in a variety of personal injury cases. These cases have involved virtually every type of negligence, including:

  • Serious personal injury
  • Automobile and trucking accidents
  • Defective products, product liability
  • Slip and fall, premises liability
  • Construction accidents
  • Catastrophic events such as fires and explosions
  • Wrongful death: we have represented the families of people killed in a variety of situations through the fault of someone else.

Because of their experience, they are able to evaluate the circumstances surrounding the incident and advise the client as to the merits and value of the case. Means Gillis Law, PC. has obtained large settlements out of court for estates and individuals who have been very satisfied with the results.

When necessary and if the client so desires, we will go to trial to resolve more complex matters. Our lawyers have successfully tried numerous personal injury and wrongful death cases in State and Federal Courts. At the end of the day, our goal is to successfully resolve cases for our clients with a high degree of professionalism and integrity.

what we are expert at

Legal Practice Areas

Defective Products

Although they often cause catastrophic injuries, product defects and dangerous premises often go unrecognized, and consequently, are not pursued in our civil justice system.

Wrongful Death & Personal Injury

We handle a wide variety of wrongful death and personal injury cases, from accidents involving minor injuries to catastrophic injuries to deaths caused by the fault of someone else.

Governmental Relations

We have a thriving Government Relations Practice Group. We advise and represent a number of government agencies on a vast array of subjects.

Basic Estate Planning

We can assist you with your basic estate planning needs. First of all, every adult should have a will and an advance directive, also known as a “living will.”

Contracts & Business Law

Do you need a contract drafted? Do you need a contract reviewed and explained to you before you sign it? Do you need a contract interpreted to understand your rights

Disability & Discrimination Law

We handle a variety of discrimination claims on behalf of individuals involving discrimination on the basis of race, gender, age, and disability.

Fraud & Consumer Protection

Have you been the victim of fraud? From being defrauded in the purchase of consumer goods, to mortgage and real estate fraud, to fraud by financial institutions

White Collar Criminal Defense

Our Criminal Defense Practice Group represents clients in non-violent and primarily white collar criminal matters at all court levels. When faced with serious criminal charges,

Springing Durable Power of Attorney

In the event that you become disabled, incapacitated, or incompetent, you can be prepared by having designated Agent to step in and legally act

Will and Testament

IF YOU PASS AWAY WITHOUT A WILL (“intestate”) in Alabama, the Probate Court will appoint an administrator to distribute your money


Our firm handles Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy. We can help you get a fresh start. Get protection from foreclosures, evictions and harassment from creditors regarding payments of debts.

Social Security Disability

The Social Security Administration pays benefits to people who cannot work because they have a medical condition that is expected to last at least one year or result in death. Our firm assists those in need of Social Security Disability benefits in filing or appealing a benefits denial.

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