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Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Is Kwame Kilpatrick's Lawyer Angling for a Cabinet Appointment?

Gary The Detroit News reports that Willie Gary, former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's new lawyer, was the subject of $3.8 million in IRS tax liens for the 1998-2000 tax years:

The Web site of the so-called "Giant Killer" is wallpapered with photos of the Stuart, Fla., resident posing outside a mansion, with Bentleys and his custom-designed, 32-passenger Boeing 737 dubbed "Wings of Justice II." ...

  • On Oct. 23, 2006, the IRS filed an $815,939 lien against Gary and his wife Gloria for unpaid income taxes, according to Martin County (Fla.) Circuit Court records. The couple owed the money from 1998 and 2000, according to this copy of the lien. The taxes were satisfied two months later, records show.
  • On Nov. 14, 2000, the IRS filed a $2.98 million lien against the couple for unpaid income taxes, according to Martin County Circuit Court records. The couple owed the money from 1999, according to this public record. The taxes were satisfied in September 2001, records show.

(Hat Tip: Ben Cunningham.)

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Birds of a feather...

Prominent Trial Lawyer Loses Child Support Fight
Worth $60M, Willie Gary must pay $28K a month for two children

Steven H. Pollak
Fulton County Daily Report
May 6, 2005
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A Fulton County judge has ordered prominent trial lawyer Willie E. Gary to pay his former paramour $6 million in child support payments. Gary, who claimed in court papers to have a net worth of $60 million, had former Atlanta Mayor Bill Campbell by his side through most of the depositions and March's trial.

http://www.law.com/jsp/article.jsp?id=1115283908919


Posted by: Unkl Jac | Feb 5, 2009 4:53:26 AM