Delta Theta Phi. Recipient: U.S. Attorney General's Special Achievement Award, 1986. Judge, Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, 1998. Listed, Best Lawyers in America, 2006 - present, Ohio Super Lawyer 2006 - present. Assistant U. S. Attorney, 1982-1987. Instructor, U.S. Attorney General's Advocacy Institute, 1987. Congressional Staff Aide to Congressman William E. Minshall, 1973-1975. Assistant Law Director, 1993-1994 and Law Director, 1994-1995, City of Westlake, Ohio. Law Director, Village of Grafton, Ohio, 1994-1998, 1999 - 2010. Counsel to the Board of Public Affairs, Village of LaGrange, Ohio, 1994-1996. Assistant Law Director/Assistant Prosecutor, City of Lakewood, Ohio, 1991-1992. Adjunct Professor of Law: Case Western Reserve University, School of Law, 2002-2010; Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 1991-2000. Legal Commentator: NBC; ABC; CNN..