Order of the Coif; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Kappa Phi. Senior Associate Editor, Louisiana State University Law Review, 1969-1970. Faculty Member, 1972-1984, Assistant Professor, 1972-1975, Associate Professor, 1975-1978, Professor, 1978-1984, and Adjunct Professor of Law, 1985—, Louisiana State University Law Center. Author: "Louisiana Civil Jury Instructions," Law Center Publications Institute, 1980; 2nd Edition, West Publishing Company, 2001; "Louisiana Workers' Compensation Law & Practice," West Publishing Company, 5th Edition, 2010; Co-Author: "Louisiana Insurance Law and Practice," West Publishing Company, 3rd Edition, 2006. Member, Board of Governors, 1975-1976, and Consultant, Law Reform Committee, 1973-1975, Louisiana State Bar Association. Chairman, Governor's Advisory Committee on Tort, Workers' Compensation and Insurance Reform, 1988. President, Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, 1995-1996. Recipient: Boisfontaine Trial Advocacy Award, Louisiana State Bar Association, 2005; Distinguished Attorney Award, Louisiana Bar Foundation, 2005.