Raymond Gray has been immersed in Texas Property Tax since serving as Law Clerk to the Texas House Committee on Ways and Means during the initial revisions to the modern Texas Property Tax Code in 1981.
For nearly 15 years, Raymond was a driving force in what was one of the largest property tax law firms in the country, representing property owners in property tax disputes across the country. Prior to representing property owners, Raymond spent 15 years representing appraisal districts and taxing units Few people better understand the pressures and constraints under which appraisal districts operate, or the interplay between local appraisal efforts and state revenues, than Mr. Gray.
Recognized by his peers as one of the top practitioners in his field, Raymond is AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®. Raymond is a Sustaining Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, an invitation-only organization consisting of the top 1/3rd of 1% of lawyers in Texas.
Raymond currently serves as Vice President of Development for Area 3 of the Boy Scouts of America; he served as President of the Capitol Area Council, BSA in 2013 & 2014, and for 10 years was the primary volunteer fundraiser for the Capitol Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America. In 2010, he was recognized with the Silver Beaver Award More recently, Raymond received both the Vale la Pena Award, in honor of his passion of providing Scouting to at-risk youth in the Hispanic Community; and, the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Award, in recognition of his tireless efforts to provide Scouting to urban youth, particularly those in the African-American community.
Raymond lives on a small horse ranch outside of Austin, living the Texas dream.