Save the date: Tuesday, December 18th from 1:00pm to 5:00pm at Memorial Park!
The law offices of Gary, Williams, Parenti, Watson and Gary present the 18th Annual Kids Christmas Carnival!
Who: The Gary Foundation, local youth groups, child care organizations and children from Martin, St. Lucie and Palm Beach counties
What: The Gary Foundation will provide toys and holiday cheer to hundreds of children.
Children will be treated to toys of their choice and will enjoy food, games, music, carnival rides, face painting and a visit with Santa Claus. New attractions this year include a bungee jumper, rock climbing wall and photo booth.
Where: Memorial Park on Ocean Blvd. in Stuart (next to the courthouse)
When: Tuesday, December 18, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Cost: Free and open to the public
We were proud to sponsor: 'Hope Flows' showcasing the talents of PACE Center for Girls of the Treasure Coast
The Law Firm of Gary, Williams, Parenti, Watson & Gary, PLLC, was Sapphire Sponsor, Evett Simmons was Pearl Sponsor, Officer Dani Dreizehnter and Starbucks were In-Kind Sponsors and Jana Angel, Amar Williams and Chanthina Abney were Patrons.
Firm partners, Willie E. Gary, Lorenzo Williams, Donald Watson and Sekou Gary were recognized as four of the Top 100 Black Attorneys in America. The National Black Lawyers – Top 100 is an invitation-only professional honorary organization composed of the Top 100 Black Lawyers or Non-Black Attorneys that promote diversity from each state who serve individuals, families and businesses needing attorneys to represent them in the American legal system. Members of The National Black Lawyers – Top 100 exemplify superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence and performance in their area of legal practice.
Sekou Gary has been selected to The Products Liability Trial Lawyers Association – Top 25. The PLTLA Top 25 is an invitation-only professional organization composed of and limited to the Top 25 attorneys from each state or region who serve individuals and families who need attorneys to represent them in the American legal system regarding Products Liability claims. Members of the Products Liability Trial Lawyers Association – Top 25 exemplify superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence and performance in their area of specialty.
Nothing says holiday spirit like volunteering your time! Our staff did just that on Thursday, November 15th to help serve meals at the annual Gertrude Walden Childcare Center free Thanksgiving Dinner. We are blessed to serve, and have just a wonderful group of employees.
Willie E. Gary, will receive the American Bar Association’s Spirit of Excellence Award at the ABA Mid Year Conference on January 26, 2019 in Las Vegas. The distinguished Spirit of Excellence Award celebrates the accomplishments of lawyers who have worked to promote a more diverse and inclusive legal profession.
LEGACY SOUTH FLORIDA MAGAZINE’S 25 MOST INFLUENTIAL & PROMINENT BLACK WOMEN IN BUSINESS & INDUSTRY OF 2018!
Each year, Legacy celebrates the “Most Influential and Prominent Black Women in Business & Industry.” They are nominated by a special committee charged with honoring creative, political leaders, entrepreneurs, visionaries and game-changers who are elevating the culture. This year our very own Loreal McDonald received this prestigious nomination.
Congratulations Loreal, a well-deserved accomplishment!
Sekou Gary, partner at Gary, Williams, Parenti, Watson & Gary, P.L.L.C., presenting a seminar entitled “Painting Pictures: The Importance of Demonstrative Evidence” for the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America’s annual Trucking Super Summit in Galveston, Texas. APITLA is a national association of committee lawyers who have joined together to help eliminate unsafe and illegal trucking practices, of which Mr. Gary is a member of the National Advisory Board. He is pictured with National Director Daniel T. Ramsdell.
Gary Serves as Keynote Speaker at the Liberty County NAACP
66th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet
Fort Stewart, GA – Prominent attorney and humanitarian, Willie E. Gary, recently honored the work and legacy of the nation’s oldest civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Gary served as the keynote speaker at the Liberty County 66th Annual NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet in Fort Stewart, Georgia.
Gary and spoke to an audience of over 300 educators, legal professionals, clergy, business leaders and NAACP supporters at the esteemed Fort Stewart Military Base Officer’s Club. Gary’s words echoed throughout the room as he challenged attendees to continue the pursuit for justice, quality and civil rights. Audience members listened attentively as Gary urged the crowd to lead by example and serve as role models for young boys and girls. He challenged everyone to play a small role in the success of the future generation by equipping them with the necessary resources and tools to succeed in life.
“Many great men and women have sacrificed and fought hard for civil rights. It is only fitting that we celebrate and honor the NAACP for almost 110 years of dedication and service to African American communities throughout the United States,” said Gary. “Thanks to the vision of the NAACP, African Americans have been afforded opportunities our grandparents only dreamed of having. While I am pleased that we have made substantial strides; I am also reminded of the fact that we have a long way to go. It is up to us to embrace the challenge!” continued Gary.
Known for his philanthropic endeavors, Willie Gary and his wife, Gloria Gary, founded The Gary Foundation, which provides college scholarships to at-risk students who wish to attend college. The Gary’s have pledged millions of dollars to help Historically Black Colleges and Universities – including $10 million to their alma mater Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina.