Gary G. Stanko

Practice Areas:

  • Tax and Estate Planning
  • Wills and Trusts
  • IRS Controversies / Contests
  • Probate Law
  • Elder Law
  • Business Planning
  • Corporate Law

Member
Email: gstanko@isomstanko.com
Telephone: (256) 237-4641 (ext. 2)

Education:

B.A., Furman University, 1971
J.D., University of South Carolina, 1974
L.L.M., Taxation, University of Alabama

Admitted:

South Carolina, 1974
Alabama, 1978
U.S. Tax Court, 1979
U.S. Supreme Court, 1985
Florida, 1986

Professional Profile:

  • Certified Public Accountant, District of Columbia, 1985
  • Instructor, U.S. Army Military Police School, 1975-1978
  • President, Anniston Area Estate Planning Council, 1987
  • Special Asst. Attorney General, State of Alabama, 1990
  • President, YMCA of Calhoun County, 2002-2004
  • Special Probate Judge, 2008, 2009

Military: LTC, JAGC, USAR

  • Commissioned in U.S. Army Reserve 1971 and served on active duty 1974-1979.
  • Continued in active reserve until 1997.
  • Retired as Lieutenant Colonel.

Community Involvement:

  • Calhoun/Cleburne Bar Association, Member; President (1993-1994)
  • Alabama State Bar (Bar Examiner 1996-2002)
  • Anniston Rotary Club- Board Member
  • Anniston Museum of Natural History- Endowment Board and legal Counsel
  • YMCA of Calhoun County- Chair of Board (2002-2004); Board Member since 1987
  • Grace Episcopal Church- Four terms on Vestry; Choir Member; Sunday School Teacher
  • Boys & Girls Club- Past Board Member
  • Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce- Member; formerly on Education Committee
  • Habitat for Humanity- Helped organize; past legal counsel
  • Wills For Heroes
  • Hospice of East Alabama- past legal counsel

Publications:

How to Start a Business in Alabama: With Forms