Meet Our Team

MARIA COUTU

Maria was born in Pennsylvania but called the mountains of North Carolina her home. She graduated from Western Carolina University cum laude in 2010 with a B.A. in Political Science and a double minor in English and Business Law. She then received her Juris Doctorate at the Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville in 2013. While in Jacksonville, Maria has worked for several prominent civil litigation firms, thus gaining invaluable experience representing a vast array of clients.

Maria currently resides in Jacksonville Beach with her husband and two dogs. Maria is a proud military spouse and strives to give back to the Atlantic Coast community what it has given to her.

CHRIS CARILLO

Christopher was born in Montauk, New York and currently splits his time between there and Jacksonville Beach, Florida. Christopher attended Bucknell University where he excelled in Economics & History while having a successful four year career as a member of the Men’s Lacrosse Team. Christopher went to law school at Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, Florida and went on to partner in a successful Real Estate Law practice in Naples, Florida. 

With a long term goal to return to his roots, Christopher opened his private practice in Montauk in 2016, focusing on Real Estate transactions, Land Planning, Wills and Estate Planning, and Criminal Law. While not in the New York or Florida office, Christopher can be found on the water running his Commercial Fishing business, or in the water surfing along the shores of the Atlantic Coast.