Member: University of Miami; Golden Key Honor Society; University of Miami School of Law, Order of Barristers; State Moot Court Team. "Best Brief Award," Robert Orseck Memorial State Moot Court Competition, 1984. Listed in: Who's Who in American Law, 9th Edition. Co-Author: "Seven Steps to Effective Mediation," Trial, June 1997. Author/Lecturer: "Mediation Strategy and Techniques," Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, 1996; "Handling Causation Issues in the Low Impact Case," 1998; "Demand Packages that Get Results and Winning at Mediation," 1999; "Frye and Daubert Hearings and Issues," February 2001; "Trial of the Soft Tissue Case," June 2001; "Cross Examination of a Lay Witness at Trial," August 2001; "Proof and Argument of Liability In the Slippery Surface Slip and Fall Case," April 2002; "Settlement and Negotiation in Mediation," June 2002; "Direct Examination of the Plaintiff - A Demonstration by the Masters," October 2002; "Ten Most Commonly Misunderstood Litigation Deadlines," February 2003; "Proof and Argument of Past and Future Medical and Related Expenses at Trial" "February 2006. Author and Lecturer: "Depositions," Practicing with Professionalism Seminar, Florida Bar, December 2003; "Managing Your Own Law Practice," Florida Association of Women Lawyers, January 2003. Co-Author and Lecturer: "Handling Sex Abuse Cases Involving Minors in Public Schools" May 2006, presentation George Washington University School of Law, Washington, D.C. (NCVBA, National Conference with ATLA, Civil Actions for Criminal Acts). Charter Member, Officer and Director: Coalition for Family Safety; Million Dollar Advocates Forum; Florida Super Lawyers 2005-2011 (top 5% of Florida lawyers), Member, Florida Supreme Court JNC (Judicial Nominating Commission), 2004-2008; Best Lawyers in America, 2009-2011. Supreme Court Certified Civil Trial Mediator.
Broward County Bar Association 2005-Present; The Florida Bar; Broward County Justice Association 2004-2008; American Board of Trial Advocates (Member, 2000-Present; Ft. Lauderdale Chapter; President, Ft. Lauderdale Chapter, 2012); Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers; Florida Lawyer's Action Group (Trustee, 2002-2005); Dade County Trial Lawyers Association; National Crime Victims Bar Association (Member, Board of Directors), The American Justice Association (Sustaining Member); Trial Lawyers for Public Justice.