Rev. Dr. George Gatgounis has been ordained now over twenty (20) years. He knows churches, he has participated in leading churches, governing churches, and organizing churches. He assisted in organizing the first Baptist Church of Baghdad (now called New Testament Baptist Church of Baghdad) in 2003.

He has mediated ecclesiastical disputes and church splits, as well served as an ecclesiastical prosecutor, ecclesiastical defense counsel, and ecclesiastical judge.

Further, he serves currently as a TASA (Technical Advisory Service for Attorneys) expert witness in religion. He is widely known as an expert on church-state matters, and has led a state-wide training legal education seminar in South Carolina with Richard Hammer, J.D. He is author of a series of books on religion and law (see publications).


Advice and legal direction can be the most precious thing you need — especially in a crisis. Whether you are facing serious criminal charges, suffered a serious injury, or facing family and domestic issues, Gatgounis Law & Consulting Firm believes that you have a right to justice in a court of law. Whether your case is simple or complex, our experienced staff is here to help you. To set up an initial consultation about your individual case, call us at (843) DO IT LAW.