(In Alphabetical Order)

The authors of Innocence Revealed are among the country's most knowledgeable and respected scholars and professionals in the field of tax litigation and criminal defense.  Between them they have accrued the better part of two centuries of study, research and experience.

Joseph Banister, Former IRS C.I.D. Special Agent & CPA

San Jose State University, BS Bus. Admin. 1986; Class President, FLETC, Glynco, GA; Superior Academic Performance Award; Superior Marksmanship Award; Promoted from G-7 to G-13 in less than five years; Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force Coordinator; Asset Forfeiture Coordinator, Central California District; Firearms and Defensive Tactics Instructor; Special Act Award; Superior Performance Award; Sustained Superior Performance Award; Top Athlete Award.


Lowell B. "Larry" Becraft, Attorney at Law

Samford University, Alabama, BS Bus. Admin. and Eco 1972, Cum laude; Cumberland School of law at Samford University, Alabama, JD 1975; Admitted Alabama Bar Association, 1975; Admitted to practice in United States Supreme Court and 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeal;
Admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Northern District of Alabama, Western District of Tennessee, Eastern District of Michigan, District of Colorado and District of Maryland.


Tommy K. Cryer, Attorney at Law

McNeese State University, BA, Multiple Majors, 1970, Honors; LSU Law School, JD 1973, Cum Laude
Order of the Coif, inducted 1973; Admitted Louisiana Bar Association, 1973; Special Advisor to 1973 Louisiana Constitutional Convention; LSU Law School Hall of Fame, inducted 1987; Admitted Western District of Louisiana, District of Colorado, 4th Circuit Court of Appeal, U.S. Tax Court and U. S. Supreme Court.

Peter Gibbons, Attorney at Law

California Southern Law School, BS 1995, JD 1997; Admitted to California Bar Assn. 1998; Pacific Justice Institute Fellow Pro Tem; Pepperdine University, Certification in Mediation 2000; Member National Panel of Arbitrators (1994); Society of Certified Business Opportunity Appraisers (1989); Admitted Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts of California, Eastern District of Texas, 5th and 9th Circuit Courts of Appeal.


John O'Neill Green, Attorney at Law

University of Houston, B.S. Criminal Justice 1982, Cum Laude; South Texas College of Law, JD 1986;
Admitted Texas Bar Association 1993; Licensed in Texas and Washington State; Admitted: Southern & Western Districts of Texas, 5th and 9th Circuit Courts of Appeal, US Court of Claims, US Tax Court.


George E. Harp, Attorney at Law

LSU, BS 1970; LSU Law School, JD 1974; Admitted Louisiana Bar 1974; Admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Western District of Louisiana, District of Maryland and District of Colorado, 4th, 5th, 9th and 10th U. S. Circuit Courts of Appeal and U.S. Supreme Court.