1982, Louisiana; 1983, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit and U.S. Tax Court; 1985, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana and U.S. Supreme Court; 1993, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana
Loyola University, J.D., 1982
Law School Graduation Year
University of New Orleans, B.S., 1979
Louisiana State (Member, Tax Committee; Chairman, 2000-2001; Vice-Chairman, 1999-2000; Secretary/Treasurer, 1998-1999; Program Chairman, 1997-1998; Chair, Baton Rouge Technical Meetings, 1992-1997, Co-Chair, Liaison Committee with Louisiana Department of Revenue, 1986-1995, Member, 1982—and Member, Legislation and Regulations Committee) and American (Member, Taxation Section, 1982—) Bar Associations; Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (Member, Executive Committee, 1999—; Chairman, 1992-1995 and Director, 1979-1981, Taxation and Finance Council; Board Member, 1991—); Louisiana State Law Institute (Tax Study Committee).
Author: Expanding Louisiana's Corporate Income Tax Base, Louisiana Bar Journal, Volume 41, Number 5, p. 417. Adjunct Professor of Law, LSU Law Center. General and Legislative Counsel, Louisiana Pulp and Paper Association. Chairman, State Affairs Committee, 1998— and Member, 1992—, Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce. Member: Revenue and Taxation Task Force, Louisiana Economic Development Council, 1998; Louisiana Motor Transport Association, 1996—; Louisiana Independent Oil and Gas Association, 1994—; Governor Edwin Edwards Revenue and Taxation Transition Team, 1992. Registered Lobbyist, Louisiana, 1989—. (Board Certified Tax Law Specialist, Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization)