Gregory J. LaPoint was born in Los Angeles in 1957 and raised in Southern California. After graduating in 1976 from St. Michael's Preparatory High School he moved to Colorado where he pursued his undergraduate degree in philosophy at Regis College.
After receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy, he then attended the University of San Diego and received a graduate Certificate in Civics. Gregory later went on to earn two Master of Arts degrees from Holy Apostles College and Seminary in Connecticut. He graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2011 with a Master's in Theology and was awarded Cum Laude in 2019 with a Master's in Philosophy. He earned a Ph.D. in philosophy from Bircham International University in 2022.
Greg LaPoint has been self-employed in the business services industry for the last 35 years. He and his family reside in Denver where he works as a part-time professor and teaches Natural Law in various venues. He is a Lay Benedictine with the St. Walburga Monastery in Virginia Dale, Colorado.
His commitment to Natural Law Ethics is of central importance to him. He understands Natural Law to be the intended complement in Christianity and in all world religions. Available to all people and cultures, it provides the foundation and framework for successful living, happy families, productive communities, and responsible government. Further, Natural Law offers the essential ethical structure for human institutions and for public policy.
The Center for Natural Law, founded by Dr Gregory LaPoint, is an educational enterprise that advocates for the Natural Law system of standards for the pursuit of human and societal excellence. Dr. LaPoint is committed to developing and expanding the Center for Natural Law.