H. Lewis Gillis, Esq.


Email info@meansgillislaw.com

Phone 334-270-1033

Phone 1-844-870-1777

Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Wrongful Death
  • Personal Injury
  • Fraud
  • Criminal Defense
  • Government Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Automobile Wrecks
  • Motorcycle Wrecks
  • Truck Wrecks
  • Bus Wrecks

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 1976
  • Georgia, 1973
  • United States Court of Military Appeals, 1974
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 1986
  • U.S. District Court of the Middle District of Alabama, 1974
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama, 1992

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Alabama State Bar
  • Alabama Lawyers Association
  • Alabama Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Capital City Bar Association
  • Montgomery County Trial Lawyers Association
  • National Bar Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
  • Leadership Montgomery
  • Tuskegee University Alumni Association
  • Grand Lodge of the State of Alabama
  • Prince Hall Masons
  • 100 Black Men of America


  • Former Chief Deputy District Attorney for Montgomery County, Alabama
  • Former Municipal Court Judge for the City of Montgomery
  • United States Judge Advocate General Corps Officer
  • Alabama Army National Guard Lieutenant Colonel (retired)
  • Member, Board of Trustees for Alabama A & M University, Huntsville, Alabama
  • Former Huntington College Trustee
  • Former Board of Trustee at Alabama A&M University

Honors and Awards

  • Best Attorney of 2005 by Birmingham Times, Reader’s Choice Awards
  • Arthur D. Shores Distinguished Services Award
  • Alabama Lawyers Association Hall of Fame, 2017
  • Nationally Ranked Top Ten Attorney Award by National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys, 2014


  • J.D., Emory University
  • M.A., Auburn University Montgomery, Criminal Justice
  • B.A., Tuskegee University, Political Science