Ernest Osaretin Izedonmwen is an attorney. He works and teaches in Dallas, Texas. He obtained his first degree in law from the University of Ife, Nigeria (now Obafemi Awolowo University), and graduate law degrees from the University of Benin, Nigeria; McGill University, Montreal, Canada; and Texas A&M Law School, USA. He is married to Adesuwa, and they have four children. He is a fellow of the International Center for Ocean Development, Halifax, Nova Scotia. He loves traveling, swimming, reading, and reciting poems. He is the author of the best-selling novel A Walk in the Rain, several legal articles, and seminal presentations.