- Trusts and Estates
- Oil and Gas
- Tax Litigation
- Corporate Law
- Business Law
Louisiana State University, J.D., 1967
1968, Louisiana; 1979, District of Columbia; 1994, Texas; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Tax Court
Southwest Louisiana, Louisiana State (Member, 1983-1986 and Chairman, 1990-1991, Board of Specialization—Taxation), American Bar Association; District of Columbia Bar; Fifth Circuit Bar.
Shreveport, Louisiana, December 26, 1942
Phi Eta Sigma; Phi Delta Phi; Phi Kappa Phi; Omicron Delta Kappa; Tau Kappa Alpha; Delta Sigma Rho; Mu Sigma Rho. LSU Law Center Hall of Fame, 1989. Order of the Coif. Associate Editor, Louisiana Law Review, 1966-1967. Author: "Planning for the Surviving Spouse Under Forced Heirship," Community Property Journal, Fall, 1974; "Co-Ownership Under the Mineral Code," Twenty-Second Annual Institute on Mineral Law, 1975; "Estate Tax Valuation of Farmland," Louisiana Bar Journal, February, 1983; "Delegating Estate Asset Selection," Louisiana Bar Journal, August, 1986. Speaker: Louisiana Advanced Tax Workshop, Louisiana Trial Lawyer's Association; Louisiana State Bar Summer School for Lawyers; Law School for Doctors; Louisiana State University Law Center, 26th Annual Estate Planning Seminar; LSU Center of Continuing Professional Development; 35th Hawaii Tax Institute; University of Texas Law School, 17th Annual Bankruptcy Conference. Member, Advisory Committee: Revision of Book II, Louisiana Civil Code, Louisiana Law Institute; Institute on Mineral Law. Member: Louisiana Education Television Authority, 1971-1983; Governor's Task Force on Instructional and Public Television, 1970-1971; Louisiana Commission on Indian Affairs, 1972-1980. Trustee: Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation; Chambers Medical Foundation; Fritz Lang Foundation; Olive Tupper Foundation.
(Board Certified Tax Law Specialist, Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization)
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