07.06.2015 Suspension [Mecklenburg County]

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Robert Gallant failed to file his federal and state income tax returns for tax years 2007 through 2013.  Gallant’s failure to file his taxes was a willful action, and as such he violated 26 U.S.C. § 7203 and N.C. Gen. Stat. § 105-236(a)(9).  Gallant committed criminal acts that reflect adversely on his honest, trustworthiness, or fitness as a lawyer in violation of Rule 8.4(b).  As a result, Gallant was suspended for two years with stay so long as he complied with the conditions set forth by the State Bar.

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