Beaufort County Council (Member, 1978-1982; Vice Chairman, 1986-1988; Chairman, 1988-1990). Member: Board of Directors Washington & Lee Alumni Association, 1988-1992; Board of Directors of Virginia Sigma SAE, 1988—; Board of Directors, South Carolina Foundation of Independent Colleges, 1992-1996. Member, General Society of Colonial Wars and South Carolina Society. Founders Society of South Carolina, St. Cecilia Society of Charleston, Naval Order of the United States. Recipient, The Island Packet's 2008 Reader's Choice Award Voted The Best Attorney, Island Packet Readers. Former Lieutenant Commander, Judge Advocate Corps, United States Naval Reserve.