1950-1957                              Dodson Elementary School, New Iberia, Louisiana.


1957-1961                              Catholic High School, New Iberia, Louisiana. Diploma.


1961-1968                              Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. BS in General Studies.


1968-1971                              Loyola University School of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana. JD. Phi Alpha Delta.


Summer, 1985                       Oxford University, Queen's College, Oxford, England.  Oxford University/Oklahoma Law School Program.


Winter, 1988                         Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts.


1997-1998                              University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana.  MBA. Sigma Iota Epsilon.


1999-2000                              Columbia University, Teachers College, New York, New York.  MA in Computing and Education.




1971-1975                              Staff Attorney, Louisiana Securities Commission, New Orleans, Louisiana: advised Louisiana Securities Commission on legal   matters; served as legal administrative assistant to Deputy Commissioner of Securities.


1975-present                         Deputy Commissioner of Securities, Louisiana Securities  Commission, New Orleans, Louisiana: Administrator of Louisiana Securities Commission with responsibility for administration of  Louisiana Securities Act, Louisiana Business Take-Over Offers Act (1976-1987) and Endless Chain Act; supervises licensing, registration and qualifying of Issuers, Broker-Dealers, Agents and  Investment Advisers; drafts legislation, rules, regulations and policy statements; supervises enforcement proceedings; issues administrative orders; represents agency before Legislative Committees and in administrative, State Court and Federal Court proceedings.


1971-1983                              Associate & Member, D'Antonio, Hose & Stansbury, New Orleans, Louisiana: general practice of law; cases involved personal injury claims, succession proceedings, preparation of wills, oil and gas matters, corporate practice and tax matters; represented private land owners in land title disputes in Federal and State Court proceedings; represented an Indian Tribe in various Tribal land claims in several Federal Courts and before Congressional Committees.




Louisiana; New York; District of Columbia; US Supreme Court; US Courts of Appeals for the First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, Tenth, Eleventh, District of Columbia, and Federal Circuits; US Court of Military Appeals; US Court of Federal Claims; US Court of International Trade; US Tax Court; US District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana; US District Courts for the Eastern, Northern, Southern, and Western Districts of New York; US District Court for the District of Columbia.




American Bar Association (Section of Business Law; Subcommittee on Derivative Instruments of the Federal Regulation of Securities Committee, 1993-present; Section of International Law and Practice; Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar); Louisiana State Bar Association (Section on Corporation and Business Law; International Law Committee, 1991-1992); New York State Bar Association (Banking, Corporation and Business Law Section); District of Columbia Bar Association (Corporation, Finance and Securities Law Division); Association of the Bar of the City of New York; Association of the Bar of the District of Columbia; New Orleans Bar Association (Corporations & Business Law Committee, Vice Chair, 1992-1994, Chair, 1994-1996); Federal Bar Association (Financial Institutions and the Economy Section); International Bar Association (Section on Business Law; Issues and Trading in Securities Committee, 1991-present); North American Securities Administrators Association (American Law Institute-American Bar Association Liaison Committee for Federal Securities Code Project,1974-1980; National Association of Securities Dealers Liaison Committee,1975-1977; Oil and Gas Interests Committee, 1977-1979; Liaison Committee, 1978-1979; Uniform Securities Act Committee, Vice Chair, 1989-1991; Registration Exemption Committee,1991-1994; Secondary Market Registration Exemption Committee,1994-1995; Secondary Market Transactions Committee, Vice Chair,1995-1996); Midwest Securities Commissioners Association (American Law Institute-American Bar Association Liaison Committee for Federal Securities Code Project,1976-1980; Options Committee, 1976-1977; Securities and Exchange Commission Liaison Committee,1977-1978; Oil, Gas and Other Mineral Interests Committee,1979-1980).





A Primer on Securities Regulation in Louisiana, 13 La. Corp. Newsl. No. 1 (La. St. B. Ass'n Sec. on Corp. & Bus. L., New Orleans, La.), Fall 1990.


Current Issues in the Securities Activities of Financial Institutions, Briefly Speaking (New Orleans B. Ass'n, New Orleans, La.) (pts. 1 & 2), Summer 1993, at 17, Fall 1993, at 10, reprinted in 2 Enforcement Law Reporter 217 (1994).


International Aspects of Securities Regulation, Briefly Speaking (New Orleans B. Ass'n, New Orleans, La.), Spring 1994, at 12.


Liability of Attorneys and Accountants Under Federal Securities Laws, Briefly Speaking (New Orleans B. Ass'n, New Orleans, La.), May 1996, at 13.




                                                                Attended Programs at Elkins Institute of Radio and Electronics, New Orleans, Louisiana (obtained General Radiotelephone Operator License issued by Federal Communications Commission, 1965); Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts (Program of Instruction for Lawyers, 1972) Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Pension Funds and Portfolio Management Seminar, 1985); Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts (Making Corporate Boards More Effective Program, 1994).


Served as a Director of City Energy Club (Board of Governors, 1995-1998); Cabrini High School Dad's Club (Secretary, 1994-1995, President, 1995-1996).


                                                               E-mail Address:  hcs14@columbia.edu.