Following his graduation from law school, Ray worked in various capacities for the House Judiciary Committee for 31 years, where he served under both Democratic and Republican Chairs: Peter Rodino (D-NJ), Jack Brooks (D-TX) Henry Hyde (R-IL) and F. James Sensenbrenner (R-WI) While with the Judiciary Committee, he specialized in bankruptcy reform, as well as numerous legislative issues involving Presidential and judicial impeachment, the federal death penalty, crime victims compensation and oversight of the United States Department of Justice.
State Bar of Michigan 1975
Berrien County 1975
Supreme Court of Michigan
John Marshall Law School
International Law and Relations
University of Vienna, Austria
Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University
B.A. , Liberal arts, 1967
Awards and Honors:
U.S. Army commendation medal for his coverage as a Vietnam War correspondent of a midnight raid on Viet Cong troops.