Phi Beta Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa. Law Clerk, Hon. Pierce Lively, Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 1977-1978. Member, Rules Committee, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Kentucky, 1984-1994. Member, Rules Advisory Committee, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1992-1998; Rules Committee: U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky and Kentucky Supreme Court. Board of Governors, Kentucky Bar Association (2002-2008). Special Justice, Kentucky Supreme Court.