Kappa Sigma. Delta Theta Phi. Member, 1980—, Chairman, 1981, State Board of Law Examiners. Recipient: Jaycee's Distinguished Service Award, 1970; Golden Gavel Award of Arkansas Bar Association, 1980; C.E. Ransick Award of Excellence, Arkansas Bar Association, 1988. Appointed Special Associate Justice, Arkansas Supreme Court, 1975, 1988 and 1990. Member Board of Directors, Central Arkansas Radiation Therapy Institute, 1982-1989. Member Board of Directors, Hot Springs Children's Home. Member Board of Directors; Board of Visitors, University of Arkansas School of Law, Fayetteville, 1992-2000. Member Board of Directors, 1978-1984, President, 1982-1983, University of Arkansas Alumni Association. Member Board of Directors, 1966-1986, President, 1977, Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce. Member, Federal Practice Committee, U.S. District Court, Western District of Arkansas, 1981-1990. Member, Arkansas Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1982-1984. Chairman, Southern Conference of Bar Presidents, 1986-1987. Member, Federal Section Committee, 2005—. Member, Arkansas Code Revision Commission, 2007-2011.