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Dr. Bao’s Lawsuit To Expose Biases Against Trayvon Martin

Willie Gary

Attorney Willie E. Gary

Attorney Willie E. Gary has quite a reputation. He has won over 150 cases valued in excess of $1 million each. Attorney Gary has been featured in Ebony Magazine as one of the “100 Most Influential Black Americans.” Forbes magazine has listed him as one of the “Top 50 Attorneys in the U.S.”

Now, attorney Gary is representing Dr. Shiping Bao, the assistant medical examiner who performed Trayvon Martin’s autopsy.

Dr. Bao was one of the most controversial prosecution witnesses because of his conflicting testimony.

In a letter dated August 23, 2013, Dr. Bao was given 30 days to find employment at another office or resign. He declined to resign. Volusia County released a letter on Tuesday, September 10, 2013, stating that Dr. Shiping Bao was fired from his position as an associate medical examiner last week. Spokesman Dave Byron declined to give a reason, citing county standard personnel practices.

Dr. Bao began his employment with Volusia County in July 2011 and made an annual salary of $175,950. Read the rest of this entry