Recipient: Tucson Business Edge, 40 Under 40 Award, 2005; Top Lawyers in Tucson, Tucson Lifestyle Magazine, Corporate Law, 2009; Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., Corporate Law, 2009, 2010, and 2011. Author, "Hazardous Waste and Customs Policies Along the U.S./Mexico Border: Through the Maze of Legal and Administrative Requirements," Hazwaste 96 Symposium; Speaker, "Ethics and the Real Estate Lawyer," October 2005. Speaker: "Non-Immigrant Work Visas," March 2003; "Overview of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods," February 2002; "Basic Contract Consideration in Cross-Border Transactions," February 2002. Member: The Governor's Southern Arizona Hispanic Advisory Committee, 1994-1996; Board of Directors, Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, 1996-1998; Arizona State Board of Directors for Community Colleges, 2001-2003; Board of Directors, University of Arizona Law College Association, 2001-present. President, Hispanic Professional Action Committee, 2005. Board of Directors, 1998-present, Board Vice Chair, 2005-2006, Board Chair, 2007-present and Tucson Conquistadores, 2008-present, Child and Family Services, Inc. Board Member, Children's Action Alliance Board of Directors, January 2009-present. Trustee, July 2008-June 2011 and Chairperson of the Board of Trustees, July 2011-present, San Miguel High School Board of Trustees.