Prior to researching and writing novels (including North Coast Almanac 2012, The Belle of Two Arbors 2017, Succession at the White House forthcoming, and Widower’s Song in progress), Paul Dimond served as the Director of the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights under Law, tried several major race cases that challenged a divided Supreme Court, became a Professor Law, and served as Special Assistant to President Clinton for Economic Policy.
Paul has also practiced law, chaired a national real estate firm, and continues to spend his time between his two Arbors. Currently, he works on behalf of several non-profits in Michigan so the heart of the Great Lakes can once again become a thriving home for fresh water and fresh ideas.
Dimond is the author of numerous articles and three books on policy, law and history, including Beyond Busing 1985, recipient of the Ralph J. Bunche Book of the Year in 1986, with a 20th anniversary edition 2005 (including a new Retrospect and Prospect. He is an alumnus of Amherst College (B.A. ’66) and the University of Michigan Law School (J.D. ’69).