Faulkner University

DR. JOHN GRAY'S CURRICULUM VITA

Contact Information

Office
Address: Faulkner University
304 B Greer Hall
5345 Atlanta Highway
Montgomery, AL 36109
Office Phone: 334-386-7262
E-Mail: jpgray@faulkner.edu

Summary of Qualifications:

  • LL.M. / Taxation Law
  • J.D. / Law M.B.A. / Management M.A.R. / Religion
  • Law Licenses: Washington, DC, Alabama, the United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama, the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit and the United States Tax Court
  • Experience in law practice
  • Experience in full-time ministry
  • Experience in religious radio and television programming
  • Experience in utilization of computers in online course delivery

Certification & Licensure

  • Attorney at Law Alabama State Bar 1998 to present
  • Attorney at Law U.S. District Court Middle District / Alabama 1998 to present
  • Attorney at Law U.S. District Court Northern Dist./ Alabama 2001 to present
  • Attorney at Law U.S. District Court Southern Dist./ Alabama 2002 to present
  • Attorney at Law U. S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit 2003 to present
  • Attorney at Law District of Columbia Bar 2004 to present
  • Attorney at Law United States Tax Court 2005 to present

Education

Post J.D. (1998-2003 part-time), Auburn University ¡V Montgomery and Troy University

  • Major: Various Accounting Courses
  • Legum Magister (2005), University of Alabama Law School
  • Major: Taxation Law

Juris Doctor (1998), Faulkner University/Jones School of Law

Major: Law

Master of Business Administration (1991), Samford University

Major: Management

Master of Arts in Religion (1988), Lipscomb University

Major: Religion

Bachelor of Arts (1982), Heritage Christian University

Major: Bible

Bachelor of Science (1980), University of North Alabama

Major: Management

Continuing Education- Professional Development (Recent)

May 2007 U.S. District Attorney's Office / Continuing Legal Education
June 2007 Jones School of Law / Continuing Legal Education
Nov. 2007 Auburn Tax/ Continuing Legal Education

Specialization Areas

Taxation Law

Current Experience

Associate Professor, Criminal Justice & Legal Studies, Faulkner University, August, 2004 to present

Description: Provide academic advising, instruction and course development for graduate and undergraduate criminal justice courses and undergraduate legal studies courses.

Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice & Legal Studies, Faulkner University, July, 1999 to August 2004

Previous Experience

Instructor/Director Accounting Support Lab, Business Department, Lindsey Wilson College, July 1991 to May 1994

Honors

Outstanding Teacher Award 2005-2006 academic year / Faulkner University

Activities: University Service

  • Faulkner University
  • Curriculum Committee, 2005 present
  • Student Welfare Committee, 2001-2003
  • University Benefits Committee, 2004-2006
  • Lindsey Wilson College
  • Chapel Committee, 1992-1994

Activities: Community Service

  • Member, Caring Group Co-Leader, Bible Class Teacher, Grace Pointe Church of
  • Christ, 1997-present
  • Ministry, Fill-in Preaching/Teaching, Various Churches, 1997-present
  • Legal Counsel (pro bono), University of North Alabama Alumni Association,
  • Montgomery, Alabama Chapter, 2003-present

Activities: Professional Services (Recent)

  • California University of Pennsylvania
  • January 2007 Presentation: "On Premises Liability"

Activities: Professional Associations

  • Legal Counsel (pro bono), University of North Alabama Alumni Association,
  • Montgomery, Alabama Chapter, 2003-present
  • Member of the following bar associations: District of Columbia, Alabama, U.S.
  • Tax Court, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, U.S. District Courts for the
  • Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama.

Publications and Presentations

Organization: California University of Pennsylvania
    2007 Presenter/ On Premises Liability


Institute for Criminal Justice Education
    2007 "Sales Tax: Evasion Consequences and Streamlined Analysis"
    2006 "When Is a Non-State United States Jurisdiction a Separate Sovereign?"
    2002 "Double Jeopardy"

Long Run Press
Survey of Biblical Law, 2001, updated 2003 and 2005. (APA)

Current Research Projects

A potential law review article, "Taxation Implications for the Selection of Evangelistic Locations in the United States."

Graduate Courses Taught

Ethics
Criminal Justice Administration

Undergraduate Courses Taught

  • Ethics
  • CJ and the World Wide Web
  • Introduction to Legal Research
  • Paralegal Ethics
  • Organization and Administration
  • Criminal Justice Budgeting
  • CJ and the Family

Professional References

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