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  1. Tax: 75%
    28 years
  2. Health Care: 25%
    18 years

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The Onebane Law Firm, APC

333 Texas Street
Suite 1180
Shreveport, LA, 71106

LSU in Shreveport

One University Place
BE Room 311
Shreveport, LA, 71115



LAEligible to practice law198807/08/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Health Law Writing Competition AwardState Bar of Texas Health Law Section1998
Best Student Law Review ArticleVinson & Elkins1987
MemberLouisiana Law Review1986
Scholastic Honor SocietyBeta Gamma Sigma1985
Certified Public Accountant (inactive)Louisiana State Board of CPA's1982
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Of CounselOnebane Law Firm2000 - Present
ProfessorLSU in Shreveport1991 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Alliance Defense FundAllied Attorney2007 - Present
Louisiana State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Louisiana Tax Law Advisory CommissionChairman1996 - 1997
Tax & Estate Planning Council of ShreveportPresident1994 - 1995
Publication nameTitleDate
University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law ReviewLaw, Bioethics and Medical Futility: Defining Patient Rights at the End of Life2015
Taxation of ExemptsThe Contraceptive Mandate Under the Affordable Care Act: Employing the Internal Revenue Code and Administrative Treasury Regulations as the Substantive Measure of Religious Liberty2013
Journal of Nursing LawEstablishing an Analytical Framework in Law and Bioethics for Nurses Engaged in the Provision of Palliative Sedation (lead author, with Charles J. Paine, M.D. and Tanya Kyle Parker, RN, MSN, FNP)2011
Exempt Organization Tax ReviewAt the Intersection of Tax Policy and Bioethics: Considering Tax-Exempt Status in the Context of Palliative Sedation to Unconsciousness (lead author, with Charles J. Paine, M.D.)2010
Journal of Medicine and LawFederal Income Tax Policy and Abortion in the United States2009
International Handbook of Psychopathic Disorders and the Law, Wiley & SonsLaw, Public Policy and the Economics of Crime Rooted in Psychopathic Disorders(lead author, with Harvey W. Rubin, Ph.D., Timothy Shaughnessy, Ph.D., and Jean Hollenshead, Ph.D.)2007
Journal of Multistate TaxationLouisiana Income Tax Credits for Motion Picture and Television Productions with Douglas Bible, Ph.D. and Stanley Hays, D.B.A.)2007
State Tax NotesThe Louisiana Tax Credit for Rehabilitation of Historic Structures: A Policy Recommendation2005
Employee Benefit Plan ReviewEmployers, Ethics and Managed Care(lead author, with Lisa A. Burke, Ph.D.)2005
Journal of Multistate TaxationThe Louisiana Tax Credit for Rehabilitation of Historic Structures2004
Behavioral Sciences and the LawLife Insurance, Living Benefits and Physician-Assisted Death(lead author, with Harvey Rubin, Ph.D. and William Winslade, Ph.D., J.D.)2004
Journal of Health Care QualityContemplating Employer Funding for Faith-Based Addiction Recovery Treatment (lead author, with Lisa A. Burke, Ph.D.)2004
Tax NotesTax Policy and the Blood Supply2003
The Tax Adviser (AICPA)Income Taxation of Inflation-Indexed Debt Instruments2003
Houston Journal of Health Law and PolicyOrgan Procurement and Tax Policy2002
Journal of TaxationTaxation and the Human Body: An Analysis of Transactions Involving Kidneys2001
Journal of Law, Medicine & EthicsInformed Consent and the Refusal of Medical Treatment in the Correctional Setting (lead author, with Chares J. Paine, M.D.)1999
Saint Louis University Law JournalWashington v. Glucksberg and Vacco v. Quill: An Analysis of the Amicus Curiae Briefs and the Supreme Court's Majority and Concurring Opinions1999
Loyola Law ReviewThe Withholding or Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Medical Treatment Under Louisiana Law1999
Oil, Gas & Energy Tax QuarterlyProduction Payments and the Economic Interest Requirement of Treas. Reg. § 1.636-3(a)(1)1998
Loyola Law ReviewThe Distinction Between a Building Contract and a Sales Contract Under the Louisiana Sales and Use Tax Scheme1996
Louisiana Bar JournalRecent Developments in Trusts, Estates and Immovable Property Law1996
Oil & Gas Tax QuarterlyThe Characterization of Economically-Recoverable Cushion Gas and Line Pack Gas as Depreciable Property1995
Journal of TaxationRev. Proc. 69-21 and Section 174: The Deductibility of Indirect Costs Incurred in the Development of Internal Use Computer Software1995
LagniappePotential Adverse Tax Consequences Attending an Unexpected Mid-Stream Change in Character of an LLC1994
Louisiana Law ReviewThe Usufruct of the Surviving Spouse Under Civil Code Article 890 and the Legitime of the Decedent's Children by a Prior Marriage (with William T. F. Dykes)1994
Louisiana Bar JournalThe Classification of Louisiana Limited Liability Companies for Income Tax Purposes and Related Drafting Considerations1994
Louisiana Bar JournalRecent Developments in Taxation1993
Louisiana Bar JournalA Primer on Income Taxes and the Cancellation of Debt1992
Louisiana Bar JournalRecent Developments in Taxation1991
Louisiana Bar JournalRecent Developments in Taxation1987
Louisiana Law ReviewThe Lessor's Royalty and Take-or-Pay Payments and Settlements Under Gas Sales Contracts in Louisiana1987
Louisiana Law ReviewCosts Deductible by the Lessee in Accounting to Royalty Owners for Production of Oil or Gas1986
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Houston Law CenterHealth LawLL.M - Master of Laws1998
New York University School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws1988
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
Northeast Louisiana UniversityN/AMBA1985
Northeast Louisiana UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
2011 Annual Bioethics ConferenceLSU Medical School2011