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Each of us has our own idols. When we idolize a certain person, we praise his or her works; we appreciate his or her achievements. Some opt to follow the steps of the icon that they truly look up to.  The word icon doesn’t only apply to TV personalities. It can be applied to anyone who has incredible achievements, those who gained citations because of their enormous works and contributions. Since we are talking about honor, pride, icon, a certain man embodies the essence of these words. Once you learn about him, you will surely love Donald R. Bernard. Not everyone can achieve what Donald R. Bernard attained. He is indeed a certified icon. 

Donald is a former Navy Commander for the United States of America, and he dedicated his life doing military service for more than 2 decades. However, even though he rendered military service, he didn’t forget his other roles as a dedicated educator, lawyer, author and most of all, a truthful public servant. See how great Donald R. Bernard is? Not all can do these roles at the same time.

In the entire course of his career, this amazing man conducted a wide range of projects that can abet cross-cultural understanding. Bernard also became a delegate in the initial joint international bar seminar between USA and the Soviet Union, in the year 1988.

Donald R. Bernard is very successful in the field of law. As a matter of fact, he served as a briefing lawyer for the Texas Supreme Court. During the early years of his professional course, Donald R. Bernard worked as an Assistant Attorney General, still in the state of Texas. For over 30 years, Donald Bernard committed himself in private legal practice. He finished his degree in law at the University of Texas, and he also accomplished his Bachelor of Arts as well as his Master of Laws in this prestigious institution.


Having an achievement can certainly give everyone that sense of pride. Once you attain a great achievement in your life, it is not only you who is proud of what was reached. You also make your family proud. If there is one thing that the youth of today must learn, it is the act of attaining success, not only for themselves, but most of all, for their family. With the kind of society that we have nowadays, only few of the youths of today appreciate the value of having good educational background, and attaining success. If there is one person that the young ones should idolize, it should be Donald Ray Bernard

Donald Ray Bernard is a veteran of the United States Navy. Before he retired, Bernard was a Submarine Service Commander, in the year 1975. For almost twenty-years, he devoted himself in rendering service to his homeland. Though Bernard became busy with his duties in the U.S Navy, he never failed in building a successful career in various fields.

For two years, Donald Ray Bernard studied at the University of Michigan, and then he transferred to the University of Texas. During his stay at the University of Texas, Bernard earned multiple degrees. In the year 1954, he finished his Bachelor of Arts; in 1958, he earned his Juris Doctor Degree, and in the year 1964, Bernard completed his Master of Laws. On the same year that Donald Ray Bernard accomplished his Juris Doctor Degree, he was accepted in the State Bar of Texas.

Donald initially worked as a briefing attorney for the Supreme court of Texas, and then after which, he became a Texas Assistant Attorney General. Until such a time Donald Ray Bernard became a partner of Bernard and Bernard, which is a Houston law firm. After spending 20 successful years with Bernard and Bernard, he opened his own private practice, still in Houston, Texas. By the year 1995, Donald Ray Bernard moved to Montana.