“Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.” Albert Einstein (1879 – 1955)

Joseph Raymond

Email: jjray7 (at) gmail.com

Born: June 6, 1961, St. Louis, MO
Twitter: @jjray
Current Employment: President, MedLawPlus.com, Inc., interactive website allowing users to seek price quotes for professional services and create online legal forms
Creighton University, BSBA in accounting (1983)
Saint Louis University School of Law, JD (1986)
Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, LLM in taxation (1989)
Professional Credentials: see bio at MedLawPlus.com, Inc.
Legal Career. From 1986 through 1999, I engaged in the practice of law eventually specializing in tax litigation. The highlight of this period was the six years I spent at DOJ.
Government Service: 1989-1995: U.S. Department of Justice, Tax Division, Washington D.C.–advanced to senior trial attorney GS-15.

US Television Appearances

Jesus Conspiracies, Jesus’ Lost Years (Discovery Channel, April 19, 2012)

.Com, “Free Websites” (Bravo, July 1, 2000)
Literary and Film Works

Nonfiction Literature–
Herodian Messiah (2010)
Grandson of Herod (2012), historical fiction ** currently unpublished.
African Venus (historical fiction) ** partially completed.
Chicken Farmer (2007), Sample.
Save Stubby (Animation) **
The Pearl (Animation) **
** Unproduced
Television Concept–
Tax Men (Bible and first three episodes) ** Unproduced
Other Blogs–
Religion / philosophy blog: Reality is merely an illusion.
Business / Legal —
LLC Operating Agreements
Your Last Will and Testament
How To Write A Business Plan
Much of my writing in the fiction genre is influenced by myth. See Myth And Religious Parables for my POV on myth and its spiritual significance.
Reading historical fiction and the study of religious history.