Phillip W. Gillet, Jr. is an attorney emphasizing bankruptcy, real estate & traffic and taxation law.
- Master of Laws (LL.M.) Candidate: Bankruptcy & Restructuring,
Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, CA
Phillip W. Gillet, Jr. was born and raised in Kern County. He graduated from Delano High School. He completed his undergraduate education at California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB), where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Accounting.
Mr. Gillet attended California Western School of Law in San Diego, CA and earned a Juris Doctor degree. While working on his law degree, he also completed a Master of Science
in Accountancy, Taxation at San Diego State University. He is currently working on the covet post-doctorate Master of Laws
(LL.M.) with a concentration in bankruptcy & restructuring at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, CA.
Licenses, Enrollments and Certifications
Bankruptcy Specialist. State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.
Board Certified - Consumer Bankruptcy Law - American Board of Certification
During law school, Mr. Gillet taught accounting at San Diego State University and served as a legal intern at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission office in San Diego. Mr. Gillet has taught both accounting and business law at the college level for over 3
years at San Diego Community College, San Diego State University, and California State University, Bakersfield. Mr.
Gillet has extensive experience as a small business owner. He helped his father manage his ready-mix company in
Delano from the time he was 13. He also started his own mail-order and wholesale trading card company, MVP Sports Cards
& Collectibles, that eventually grew into a world-wide mail order and wholesale powerhouse along with a three-store
retail chain company headquartered in Bakersfield, California. He currently serves as Chief Financial Officer and General
Counsel to Gillet Trucking. In addition, he currently continues his involvement in the sports card industry through
Internet ventures and online auctions. You may view his eBay feedback rating by clicking here. Mr. Gillet currently operates his own law practice emphasizing business, bankruptcy, real estate, probate and tax
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Phillip W. Gillet, Jr., Reprinting Vintage Trading Cards: It’s Better Than Counterfeiting Currency (And It’s Legal!), 19 Ent. & Sports Law., Spring 2001, at 10.
Phillip W. Gillet, Jr., Privacy Issues May Add to the Debate Over State Taxation of e-commerce, 11 J. of Multistate Tax’n , Sept. 2001, at 12.
Phillip W. Gillet, Jr., The Tax Practitioner-Client Privilege (IRC § 7525): A Shield to Cloak Confidential Communications or
A Dagger for Both the Practitioner & Client, 70 UMKC Law Rev. 129 (2001).
Phillip W. Gillet, Jr., Party or Nightmare? Bakersfield Lawyer Reviews Liabilities, Host Responsibility,
The Bakersfield Californian, Nov. 30, 2003, at B-13.
Approximately 20 other newspaper articles on extremely varied subjects.
Guys Radio Show (1180 AM) and www.moneywise.com. Monthly appearance discussing bankruptcy matters. 2010 to present.
Vanessa. " 'Bakersfield Refi Guy' files for bankruptcy'," Bakersfield Californian, Apr. 17, 2008, Interview with Debtor's Attorney, Phillip Gillet, Jr.
- KGET 17 News, Oct. 1, 2007, Interview by Jennifer Musa with Phillip Gillet, Jr. Real Estate Attorney, "Auctioned homes have
- "Police Search Home of Local Contractor" KGET 17 KGET.com News Article, Sept. 26, 2007, Interview with Phillip Gillet,
- "Police Search Home of Local Contractor" KGET 17 News Video, Sept. 26, 2007, Interview with Phillip Gillet, Jr.
- Gregory, Vanessa. "Contractor Investigated," Bakersfiled Californian, Sept. 18, 2007 at A1.
- Podcast Interview of Phillip W. Gillet, Jr. by Bakersfield Californian Business Reporter, Ryan Schuster, Jan. 28, 2007.
- Schuster, Ryan. "What you should know about Bankruptcy law," Bakersfield Californian, Jan. 11, 2007.
- The Bakersfield Hour, KGEO 1230 AM, Bakersfield, California with host Ken Ruelas. 2006.
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their legal needs. Please contact my office to discuss any specific situation to see how I may be able to assist
in reaching a resolution.