Recognitions: Has achieved the highest rating for legal ability in Martindale-Hubbell; Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers; Named by H-Texas Magazine as one of Houston's Best Criminal Defense Lawyer (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010); Named by H-Texas Magazine as one of Houston's "Top Lawyer for the People" (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010); Marquis Who's Who - American Law, 2010; Marquis Who's Who in America, 2010; Cambridge Who's Who, 2010; Member - College of State Bar: (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008); Personal Lawyer for Marvin Zindler (31 Years); Marvin's Angel. Editor, Docket Call - Published by H.C.C.L.A. Assistant Editor, Docket Call. Featured Articles Editor, Voice for the Defense - Published by T.C.D.L.A. Assistant Editor, Annotations, South Texas College of Law Magazine Articles Published on: Oybusgment Options; Grand Jury Defense; Occupational Drivers License; Bond Hearings and Writs; Ethics; Motions for Continuance; Sentencing Options. Lecturer: Houston Bar Association; Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association; Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Association; Stuart Kinard D.W.I. Course 1996 - 1998; Texas Independent Bar Association; Criminal Law Institute. Indigent Defense Certification: Certified to handle all cases from first chair capital murder to misdemeanor cases. Intern: Harris County District Attorneys Office, 185th District Court Assisted in the prosecution of numerous Felony cases, 1974; Law Office of Jim Skelton, Houston, Texas, 1974. Assisted in the defense of David Owen Brooks, a Defendant in the largest mass murder case in United States History. Assisted as a special prosecutor in the murder case in Montgomery County and murder case in Polk County. Dresser Industries, Houston, Texas, 1972-1974, 2nd Command of the risk management department. Fireman's Fund Insurance Company, Houston, Texas, 1970-1972. Honorary Deputy Sheriff in Fort Bend, Texas under former Texas Ranger and current Fort Bend County Sheriff Milton Wright. The Pelton Law Office, Offices in Houston and Abilene, Texas. City Attorney, Impact, Texas, 2007—. President - Community Service Option Program, 1984-1985.