About Gilligan, Frisco & Trutanich, LLP
Gilligan, Frisco & Trutanich, LLP has been assisting individuals and their families for more than 40 years. As one of the largest criminal & family law firms in Southern California, GFT has the experience required to handle every type of family and criminal law issue.
GFT has a staff of five experienced attorneys that specialize in complex family matters. Combining top-notch litigators with experts in non-litigation alternatives, GFT is one of the most well-rounded firms in the family law practice area in Southern California.Learn MoreLearn More
Kristin Trutanich, who is a former prosecutor for the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office, spearheads a strong criminal law department that has successfully defended a number of criminal defendants.Learn MoreLearn More
Our Family & Criminal Law Attorneys
When you’re going through a tough time, you need a full team on your side. Our five-attorney firm has all of the resources to attend to our clients' needs.
Our Approach to Family & Criminal Law
We recognize that legal cases involve sensitive issues and can be emotionally draining. We’re dedicated to providing our clients the highest quality of legal services to effectively represent them.
Our top-notch divorce, criminal, and family law attorneys are equipped with dozens of years of litigation and courtroom experience.
Proven Track Record
We have a proven track record of favorably resolving the cases our clients bring to us through skilled representation and strong advocacy.
We provide personal attention at every step of the process and have the staff to tackle complex and high-profile issues.
A Strong Team
At GFT, we offer a team approach to each case so you can always connect with someone who can help out.
We incorporate a combination of top-notch litigators and experts in non-litigation alternatives for a comprehensive approach to family and criminal law.
We have relationships with many experts who may be needed in your case, such as private investigators, domestic violence experts, and more.
100+ Years Collective Experience
Our Law Firm's History
Gilligan, Frisco & Trutanich, LLP, was co-founded by John J. Gilligan, who has been practicing family law in Long Beach since 1981. Janine M. Frisco is also a partner, as is Kristin Trutanich. Together, they are the area’s most comprehensive legal stronghold.
GFT has helped individuals and their families surmount their legal difficulties for the past several decades. We are proud to serve Southern California, and have the dedication and experience required to handle every type of issue.
The Team of Attorneys You’ve Been Looking For
Our experienced team of professionals will guide you through life’s murkiest waters. At Gilligan, Frisco & Trutanich, LLP, we have the resources needed to represent clients in all aspects of family and criminal law.Contact Us
We have two offices conveniently located in the Long Beach & Manhattan Beach. We represent clients in courts throughout Los Angeles, Orange, and Riverside counties.
Long Beach Office
One World Trade Center, Suite #1740
Long Beach, CA 90831
Manhattan Beach Office
1500 Rosecrans Ave., Suite 500,
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266