Thomas Ragland has been practicing immigration law for more than two decades. Throughout this time he has represented clients in diverse matters ranging from visa applications and asylum requests to general issues of legal residence.
Defendants present several grounds for dismissing plaintiff’s claims, such as her failure to state any claim under either the First Amendment or Title VII.
Early Life and Education
Thomas Ragland was born and raised in Lebanon, Tennessee where he attended Tuckers Crossroads School from 1st-8th grades. Later he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Science from Tennessee Technological University while being active with both Civil Engineering Club and Tennessee Society of Professional Engineers during this time.
Dr. Paul Atwater earned a stellar reputation as an exceptional physician, amassing a large and profitable practice. Additionally, he was an ardent husband and father as well as a consistent Christian – all qualities which contributed to a life of charity toward all worthy causes.
His interests included reading, traveling, solving crossword puzzles and playing card games – not forgetting genealogy research! Furthermore, he was an avid sports fan with season tickets for both Tennessee and Vanderbilt football teams.
Thomas Ragland was an ex-professional baseball player for both Washington Senators/Texas Rangers and Cleveland Indians, where he earned 102 games as second baseman and batted.221. Drafted directly out of high school, Thomas spent six years touring buses through minor league baseball before making it into the Majors.
He currently hosts the What’s Your Bliss podcast, exploring something that brings each guest joy while also delving into personal and social history. Additionally, he gives listeners tips on how to bring more happiness into their lives.
He has written extensively on legal matters. In particular, he contributed several chapters of the leading treatise Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts; is an active member of AILA Federal Court Litigation Committee; and graduated Boston College Law School with highest distinction in 1994.
Achievement and Honors
Ragland has long been recognized for his dedication and work in architecture, public service and community development. As such, he has received multiple accolades during his professional career, including Connecticut’s Small Businessperson of the Year award.
He has worked closely with government agencies, providing rapid strategic assessments and cost effective mission support operations – helping him establish long-term relationships with clients.
He has appeared in 102 games for both the Washington Senators and Texas Rangers as a second baseman, playing seven different minor league clubs as a second baseman – making him one of the most experienced minor leaguers ever, boasting an.174 batting average.
Ragland is more than just Meghan Markle’s mother-in-law; she also enjoys fame on social media as an Instagram influencer with a huge following where she posts photos of herself with Meghan and their sons.
Harry and Meghan spent time with Meghan’s mother-in-law during the Invictus Games 2017 at Toronto’s Air Canada Centre, according to reports. According to Meghan herself, this pair spends much time together as she seeks to maintain healthy relations between mother and daughter-in-law.
Ragland was called back into Washington’s lineup late in 1971 to play second base and played in 102 MLB games before finalizing his baseball career with Cleveland in 1973, retiring that same year and eventually becoming a real estate broker in New York’s Hamptons region.
Doria Ragland enjoys a close and meaningful bond with her daughter, frequently accompanying her to public events and acting as CEO of an elderly care provider company. Additionally, she has two older half-brothers named Joseph Johnson and Saundra Johnson whom she counts among her relatives – making up three out of a total four older half brothers at present age 64 years.
On April 23-25, 2003, Owens and Ragland attended a conference for the Wisconsin Association of Black Public Sector Employees. At this conference, Mary Ann Stalcup, Director of Human Resources of the City, received a phone call from a news reporter asking if any sexual harassment allegations had been lodged against Ragland. In response to this inquiry from this reporter, Mary Ann received word that an investigation had begun against Ragland allegedly for sexual harassment by following him home to Wisconsin after attending his conference with Owens and Ragland returned home after hearing of their arrival that night that she filed a report against Ragland for her participation at this conference and an investigation began against him for possible allegations of sexual harassment had been filed.
Ragland stated in court testimony that he did not investigate allegations made by department employees because Billups or Piraino told him there was no basis for their complaints. Furthermore, he denied having had relationships with any female department employees.