1977, Indiana and U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana; 1985, U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
Allen County (Member: Board of Directors, Bankruptcy Section, 2005—), Indiana State (President, 1999-2000; President, 1999-2000; President-Elect, 1998-1999, Vice President, 1997-1998, Chair, Membership Committee, 1997-1998; Member: Membership Committee, 1995-1996; Board of Governors, 1993-1995, 1997-2001; Board of Managers, 1988-1989; Accelerated Dispute Resolution Committee, 1987-1992; Nominating Committee, 1991-1992; Young Lawyers Section-Executive Council, 1985-1986; Secretary-Treasurer, 1986-1987; Chair-Elect, 1987-1988; Chair, 1988-1989; Member, Bankruptcy Section) and American (Corporation, Banking and Business Law Section; Young Lawyers Division-Executive Committee, 1987-1988; Vice-Chair, 1988-1989, Debtor-Creditor Relations Committee; Vice-Chair, 1988-1989, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee) Bar Associations; Seventh Circuit Bar Association (Indiana Chair, Bankruptcy Committee, 1991- 2004; Member, Bankruptcy Appellate Panel Study Committee, 1995); Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum (President, 1998-1999, President-Elect, 1997-1998); Great Plains Bankruptcy Conference (Member, Board of Directors, 1992-1995); Central States Bankruptcy Conference (Member, Advisory Board, 1997-2004); American Bankruptcy Institute (Member: Board of Directors, 1994-2000; Membership Committee, 1992-1999; Co-Chair, 1994-1999). Indiana Bar Foundation (Member, Board of Directors, 1998-1999; Projects Committee, 1990-1991, 1993-1994).
Lecturer, American Bankruptcy Institute, National Business Institute, ICLEF and the Legal Education Institute. Co-Author: "Bankruptcy A Survival Guide for Lenders," American Bankruptcy Institute, 1997. Member, Board of Visitors, Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington, 1998-2000 and Indianapolis, 1998-2000. Honored, Sagamore of the Wabash, 2000.
American College of Bankruptcy, 2003.