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May 29, 2013, 09:00 ET

Top 10 Considerations for Maintaining and Operating Irrevocable Trusts

 With the flurry of trusts created over the past two years that peaked as we approached the "fiscal cliff," there is now a...

Apr 10, 2013, 09:00 ET

Top 10 Tips to Avoid Family Fights over Heirlooms from Top Estate Planning Attorney

 From jewelry to wine, art and fine china, dividing family heirlooms fairly among loved ones after a death can be a major challenge for an...

Jan 31, 2013, 11:38 ET

Post-Fiscal Cliff Estate Planning: Top 10 Next Steps in Light of the Deal

In the early morning hours of January 1, the United States Senate passed legislation to avoid the 'fiscal cliff;' nearly 20 hours later the House...

Dec 11, 2012, 09:00 ET

Top Three Ways Outcome of Fiscal Cliff Negotiations Will Impact Estate Tax Rates and Exemptions

Fiscal cliff negotiations between Congress and the White House present risk that estate and gift tax exemptions will be reduced and that tax rates...

Nov 07, 2012, 16:08 ET

Top AV-rated Attorney Warns Gift Tax Exemption Will Not Likely Be Extended with President Obama's Re-election and Divided Congress

 In response to the results of the 2012 election, John O. McManus – top AV-rated tax and estate planning attorney and founding principal...

Oct 23, 2012, 09:00 ET

Top 10 Planning Issues to Consider for Protecting Your Kids through Their College Years

 A new school year causes many parents to renew focus on the well-being of their children, particularly those seeing their kids leave for...

Aug 09, 2012, 09:00 ET

Preserving the Family Retreat: Top 10 Planning Strategies

This year presents a unique opportunity to take advantage of the $5,000,000 exemption – expiring on December 31, 2012 – to move...

Sep 09, 2010, 10:42 ET

New Regulations on Career Schools Will Hurt African Americans

The following op-ed was written by Willie E. Gary of Gary, Williams, Parenti, Finney, Lewis, McManus, Watson & Sperando, P.L. The US...

Jun 29, 2010, 08:15 ET

Independent Financial Professionals Suggest How Investors and Their Advisors Can Adjust to a New Tax Landscape

Expiring tax provisions, or "sunsets," have long been a feature of Uncle Sam's tax code, but they usually involve relatively minor provisions. The...

May 21, 2007, 01:00 ET
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Attorney Sekou Gary, Abraham Shakespeare and Attorney Willie Gary answer questions during a press conference at the Lakeland Linder Regional Airport in Lakeland, Florida. (PRNewsFoto/Law Offices of Gary, Williams, Parenti, Finney, Lewis, McManus, Watson and Sperando)[KS]
 STUART, FL UNITED STATES
 05/21/2007

Famed Attorney Willie Gary Files $100 Million Slander and Defamation Lawsuit Against Michael Ford

STUART, Fla., May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Prominent attorney Willie E. Gary of the Florida-based law firm of Gary, Williams, Parenti,...

Apr 20, 2007, 01:00 ET

Judge Leroy Moe Fines Motorola $23 Million in Attorney's Fees and Costs for Egregious Misconduct

STUART, Fla., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- In what can only be described as a major victory for famed trial attorney Willie Gary and his legal team,...

Mar 21, 2007, 01:00 ET
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Attorney Willie Gary. (PRNewsFoto/Law Offices of Gary, Williams, Parenti, Finney, Lewis, McManus,)[JU]
 STUART, FL UNITED STATES
 03/21/2007

Famed Trial Attorney Willie Gary and Legal Team Secure Suspension of Discriminatory Battery Test in New York State Civil Service

STUART, Fla., March 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In what could only be described as a major victory for Willie Gary and his legal team as well...

Jan 08, 2007, 00:00 ET
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Attorney Willie Gary. (PRNewsFoto/Gary, Williams, Parenti, Finney, Lewis, McManus, Watson and Sperando)[RV]
 STUART, FL UNITED STATES
 01/08/2007

In $10 Billion Mistrial, Famed Attorney Willie Gary is Seeking $100 Million in Fines Against Motorola

STUART, Fla., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- In what has been described as a major victory for famed trial attorney Willie Gary and his legal team,...

Oct 06, 2006, 01:00 ET

Prominent Attorney, Willie Gary, Fights Against Motorola on Behalf of Small Family Business

STUART, Fla., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Prominent attorney Willie Gary, senior partner in the Florida-based law firm of Gary, Williams, Parenti,...

Mar 24, 2006, 00:00 ET

Famed Attorney Willie Gary with Partner Manuel Socias and Team File Multi-Million Dollar Lawsuit Against Orlando's WFTV Channel 9 and Cox Broadcasting, Inc.

STUART, Fla., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Prominent attorney Willie E. Gary and partner Manuel Socias, along with associate attorney Charles Emanuel...

Dec 07, 2005, 00:00 ET
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(front row) Lead Trial Council Willie E. Gary, and his partner, Tricia (CK) Hoffler with client, boxing promoter Don King. (back row) General Council for Don King and Don King Productions, Charles Lomax and Asst. General Council John Wirt. (PRNewsFoto/Gary, Williams, Parenti, Finney, Lewis, McManus, Watson, &)[RV]
 STUART, FL UNITED STATES
 12/07/2005

Another Victory for Willie Gary: Judge Remands Don King Defamation and False Light Lawsuit Back to State Court

STUART, Fla., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, a large victory for famed attorney Willie Gary and his legal team has taken place in the Don King...

Nov 16, 2005, 00:00 ET

Prominent Attorney Lorenzo Williams Fights Against Police Brutality on Behalf of the Family of Slain Miami Teenager Denzel Graham

STUART, Fla., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorney Lorenzo Williams, partner in the Florida-based law firm of Gary, Williams, Parenti, Finney,...

May 02, 2005, 01:00 ET
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CK Hoffler, partner in the Florida-based law firm of Gary, Williams, Parenti, Finney, Lewis, McManus, Watson and Sperando P.L., will serve as the lead counsel on the Scott case. (PRNewsFoto)[RV]
 STUART, FL USA
 05/02/2005

Famed Attorney Willie Gary and His Partner CK Hoffler Fight on Behalf of Five-Year-Old Ja'eisha Scott, Who was Handcuffed and Shackled By Police Officers

STUART, Fla., May 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Prominent attorney Willie E. Gary and his partner CK Hoffler of the Florida-based law firm of Gary,...

Jan 24, 2003, 00:00 ET
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Willie E. Gary(l) stands beside former Atlanta Mayor Bill Campbell in a photo taken in Nov. 2002. Gary announced Friday that Campbell, who oversaw the preparation and hosting of the 1996 Olympic Games, will become a partner in his national law firm that is based in Stuart, Fla. (PRNewsFoto)[TC]
 STUART, FL USA
 01/24/2003

Former Mayor of Atlanta to Become Law Partner With Famed Trial Lawyer Willie Gary

STUART, Fla., Jan. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Bill Campbell, the former mayor of Atlanta under whose leadership the city hosted the 1996 Olympic Games,...

Aug 13, 2002, 01:00 ET

Foodservice Technology Show To Be Held October 27-30 In Orlando, Florida

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- FS/TEC 2002, the only event dedicated 100% to technology applications for foodservice, will be held...