L. Paul Hood, Jr., J.D. LL.M.
Director of Planned Giving
Paul joined the Foundation as the Director of Planned Giving in June 2013. He had
been the Director of Gift Planning for The University of Montana Foundation. A self-styled
“recovering tax lawyer,” Paul practiced tax and estate planning law for 20 years in
Louisiana. He is the author or co-author of four books on estate planning and business
valuation and is a frequent speaker and writer on estate planning and business valuation.
Paul obtained his undergraduate and law degrees from Louisiana State University and
a LL.M. in taxation from Georgetown University Law Center. The father of two teenaged
boys, he enjoys reading, but his passion is baseball. Paul serves as President of
the Toledo Area Partnership for Philanthropic Planning for 2014.