He received his bachelor's degree from Valparaiso University in 1974 and his law degree from Birmingham School of Law in 1980 and began a successful personal injury law practice. Harry Frank, Ken Woodside, Dan Bozich, George Kolletis, George Dovellos, Atty. Teacher Assistant, email, levern Green, teacher Assistant, email. Friends may visit with Judge Paras's family on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 from 1-8.m. Wednesday, also at the chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Cutting Edge Foundation, dedicated to providing funding for revolutionary surgical procedures and research to advance the art of surgery, founder. He also served as the Probate Commissioner of the Lake Circuit Court from 2006 to 2011 and as a Referee in the Gary City Court from 1986 to 1996.