Recipient: Chair's Special Award of Merit, Family Law Section, The Florida Bar, 1999; Chair's Special Appreciation Award, Family Law Section, The Florida Bar, 1996. Rotarian of the Year, Cape Coral North Rotary, 2006. Listed in "Best Lawyers in America," Naifeh & Smith, 1989-2008. Listed as one of Florida's Top Lawyers as featured in Florida Monthly Magazine, 2004-2008. Listed as one of Florida Super Lawyers, 2006, 2008. Member, Advisory Board, Center on Children and Families, Frederic G. Levin College of Law, University of Florida, 2005—. Author: "Domestic Relations, Florida Legal Forms," Volume 6, West Publishing Company, 1990; "Representing Clients in Divorce Cases," Chapter 50, Florida Family Law, Matthew Bender, Volume 6; "Automation," Chapter 5, Drafting Marriage Contracts in Florida, Second Edition, Spring 1998, The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education; "Recent Decisions," Quarterly Case-Law Summary, Family Law Commentator, 1991-2006; " The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education, 1989; Dissolution of Marriage, Chapter, 1984. Speaker: "Arbitration - Trial Alternatives," The Florida Bar Mid-Year Convention, January 2002; "Drafting a Mediated Marital Settlement Agreement," The Florida Bar Mid-Year Convention, January 2002. Trained Mediator, Divorce and Family Meditation Training Program. Trained Arbitrator, Supreme Court of Florida, August 23, 2001. Adjunct Instructor, "Role of the Legal Assistant," Florida International University, Fall 1985.
(Board Certified Marital and Family Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education)