Gilbert Carey

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  • Virginia
    2022

  • Georgia
    2019

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
    2017

  • U.S. Tax Court
    2009

  • Massachusetts
    2002

  • New York
    2002

  • U.S. Army Command and General Staff College
    Military Art and Science - 2018

  • Albany Law School, Union University
    J.D. - 2001

  • Northeastern University
    B.S. - 1993

Gilbert Carey's Photo

Gilbert Carey

  • Virginia
    2022

  • Georgia
    2019

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
    2017

  • U.S. Tax Court
    2009

  • Massachusetts
    2002

  • New York
    2002

  • U.S. Army Command and General Staff College
    Military Art and Science - 2018

  • Albany Law School, Union University
    J.D. - 2001

  • Northeastern University
    B.S. - 1993

Gilbert Carey is an attorney and certified public accountant who practices in the areas of Taxation, Business Law and Estate Planning, solving business and legal challenges for privately held businesses and their owners.

Mr. Carey regularly advises clients on tax matters, including business, trust, estate and personal income taxation; and represents clients in tax disputes with state and federal tax agencies and in the U.S. Tax Court. He also advises businesses on transactional matters and counsels business owners on the development of business succession strategies as part of a comprehensive estate and wealth preservation plan.

Before moving to Hampton Roads and joining Wolcott Rivers Gates, Mr. Carey was engaged in the practice of law with prominent law firms in New York and Atlanta where he worked on tax, business and estate planning matters. He served as general counsel to private manufacturing companies and was a tax consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Boston where he advised privately held companies on a wide array of tax matters. Immediately following law school, Mr. Carey was a personal law clerk to Hon. Lawrence E. Kahn, U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of New York.

Mr. Carey teaches and lectures on accounting, business and tax planning matters. He served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Albany Law School in Albany, New York (2002 – 2017) and at the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School in Charlottesville, Virginia (2014 – 2017).

Mr. Carey is an Officer in the U.S. Army Reserve where he currently serves as a Rule of Law Team Chief for the 213th Legal operations Detachment. The Rule of Law Team provides guidance and legal counsel to commanders on the international legal framework for rule of law across the full spectrum of military operations, both along and beyond the conflict spectrum.

Mr. Carey is a graduate of Northeastern University and Albany Law School. He is licensed to practice in Virginia, Georgia, Massachusetts and New York, and before the U.S. Tax Court.

  • Virginia Law Foundation, Accounting for Lawyers: Understanding Financial Statements, a six-hour continuing education course composed of three two-hour sessions, Part I, Introduction to the Financial Statements; Part II, Financial Statement Analysis; Part III, Financial Statement Manipulation; Virginia Beach, VA, January 2022, July 2022

  • Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants 2020 Southeastern Accounting Show, Business Law Update, Atlanta, GA, September 2020

  • VITA Individual Tax Law, Military Adopt A Base Program, Robins Air Force Base, Houston County, GA January 2020

  • BOMI International, Budgeting and Accounting, 40 hour Continuing Education Course, Albany, NY, May 2018

  • The Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School, Federal Individual Income Tax Law Course, Charlottesville, VA, December 2016, December 2015 and December 2014

  • The Business Council of New York State, Annual Conference on State Taxation, Circular 230 Update, Albany, NY June 2015

  • The Business Council of New York State, Annual Conference on State Taxation, Current Legislative Initiatives In Flow-Through Taxation, Albany, NY June 2014

  • New York State Bar Association, Tax Aspects of Real Property Transactions, Latham, NY, November 2011

  • Accounting for Lawyers: Understanding Financial Statements, Virginia Law Foundation, Virginia CLE (2022)

  • Business Law Updates: Use of Force Majeure Clauses During the Pandemic, Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants Southeastern Accounting Show Continuing Education Supplement (2020)

  • The Resurgence of States' Rights Creates New Risk to Intellectual Property, 11 ALB. L.J. SCI. & TECH. 123 (2000)

  • American Bar Association

  • Virginia Bar Association

  • Georgia Bar Association

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants