Gary passed the California State Bar Examination on his first try, and started practicing law in 1975.
He has been in private practice since that time, both as a sole practitioner and as the sole owner of a small law firm, employing as many as three attorneys and ten staff members. Gary co-founded the UNITED STATES JUSTICE FOUNDATION (USJF) in 1979 with two other California attorneys. Since that time, he has served as the President and Executive Director of USJF. In 1992, Gary reduced his private practice to part-time status to work full-time for USJF. USJF is a nationwide, nonprofit, conservative, legal action foundation. Gary co-founded the JUSTICE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (JPAC) in 1985 with two other conservative activists. He has served as President of JPAC since then. JPAC is a federal political action committee registered with the Federal Election Commission.
Gary co-founded the CALIFORNIA JUSTICE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE (CALJPAC) in 1996 with two other conservative activists. He has served as President of CALJPAC since then. CALJPAC is a California political action committee registered with the California FPPC.
Gary co-founded the FAMILY VALUES COALITION in 1998 with two other conservative activists. He has served as President of FVC since then. FVC is a nonprofit California corporation organized under IRC 501 (c)(4).
Gary currently serves as General Counsel to the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps, an unpaid position.