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Tom Cryer

Born: Sep 11, 1949

Death: Jun 4, 2012

Birthplace: United States of America

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

Tom Cryer

Date of Birth : Sep 11, 1949
Date of Death : Jun 4, 2012
Birth Place : United States of America

Tommy Keith Cryer, also known as Tom Cryer, was an attorney in Shreveport, Louisiana who was charged with and later acquitted of willful failure to file U.S. Federal income tax returns in a timely fashion. In a recent case in United States Tax Court, Cryer contested a determination by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service that he owed $1.7 million in taxes and penalties. Before the case could come to trial, Cryer died June 4, 2012. He was 62. According to a resume published by Cryer on his website, Cryer graduated with honors from Louisiana State University Law School in 1973, and was inducted into the LSU Law School Hall of Fame in 1987. Cryer was also a member of the Order of the Coif, a law school honor society. He served as a Special Advisor and Draftsman at the Louisiana Constitutional Convention in 1973 and he argued cases before the Louisiana Supreme Court. He opened a solo law practice in 1975 and gained experience in civil and criminal matters.


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