Dr. Doreen Downing Podcast Appearance

I recently was a guest on long-time psychologist Dr. Doreen Downing's multiple award-winning and top 5% of podcasts by the number of downloads podcast, "Find Your Voice, Change Your Life." The subject was my personal story around my fall-from-grace, eventual...

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Recommended Supplementary Books

In 1995, Professor Phil Harmelink, CPA, the then Chairman of the academic Department of Accounting at the University of New Orleans (UNO) asked me to replace the legendary Freddy Herzog (who worked for the IRS for over 60 years) teaching Estate and Gift Taxation in...

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Personal Philosophy

I saw a meme that said: The days that break you are the days that make you. Been there. Done that. Bought the f@$king t-shirt. Immutable truth. Buckle up, buttercup. Jimmy Duggan was right: there's no crying in baseball. I'm a Stoic in my personal philosophy in the...

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Code of Whole-Person Professionalism Vol.5

In this final blog on my Code of Whole-Person Professionalism, I cover the final six pledges and associated “annotations,” i.e., pertinewnt or supportive quotes, as well as some parting thoughts. I hope that you enjoyed it.  To order my affairs and conduct my work in...

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Code of Whole-Person Professionalism Vol. 4

In this blog, I continue the consideration of my “annotated” Code of Whole-Person Professionalism with six more pledges from the Code and their associated “annotations,” i.e., pertinent quotes that support each pledge: To consider my overall duty to the legal system...

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Code of Whole-Person Professionalism Vol. 1

My oldest son, Paul III, recently graduated from Loyola (New Orleans) Law School. For a whole host of reasons, which are my fault, we don’t have much of a relationship at present, although I remain hopeful to establishing a good relationship with Paul III, who, to his...

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