Paul Dini is a famous writer.
He is one of the many men that started the DC comics Universe with Batman The Animated Series and was with the DCAU until Justice League Unlimited where he only wrote occasionally.
He had previously worked on many series before Batman The Animated Series like Tiny Toons and others.
One of his favorite superheroes is Zatanna. Like herself, Paul and his wife (Misty Lee) are both magicians.