Deacon Richard Eason

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Richard Eason has been a permanent deacon in the Archdiocese of New Orleans since 2012 and is assigned to Good Shepherd Parish. He participates in several Catholic apostolates, including being on the board of directors of the Ozanam Inn homeless shelter and volunteering at St. Jude Nursing Home in New Orleans, and he serves in the community as a member of theForeKids! Foundation. He is also a frequent speaker on Spiritual Excellence (as a series and study group) in Catholic parishes and prayer groups.

Deacon Richard graduated with honors from Tulane University with a degree in economics and from Loyola University New Orleans School of Law. He practices as a civil litigator with the regional law firm of Adams and Reese, LLC. He has served on the firm’s executive committee and as a practice group leader for the litigation team. He has extensive trial experience in complex commercial and personal injury cases in state and U.S. district courts in Louisiana, Texas, and Mississippi. He has appeared before the U.S. 5th and 11th circuit courts of appeal and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Deacon Eason is blessed to be married to his wife, Rosalyn and to havethree sons, Blake, Kyle, and Grant; a daughter-in-law, Ashley; and two wonderful grandchildren, Evan and Clare.

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