Phi Delta Phi. Executive Editor, University of Florida Law Review, 1966-1967. Author: "Criminal Law: Void for Vagueness Versus Common Law Criminal Libel," 19 Florida Law Review 307, 1966; "Present Banking Structure in Florida and Branch Banking," 20 University of Florida Law Review 84, Vol. XX, No. 1, Summer, 1967. Member, Governor's Advisory Committee on Corrections, 1982-1986. Recipient: U.S. Army's Commendation Medal; Distinguished Service Award presented by the National Federation of the Blind of Florida, 1978; Nelson Poynter Civil Liberties Award, 1982 and 2000; The Florida Bar President's Pro Bono Service Award, 1984; The Florida Supreme Court Tobias Simon Pro Bono Service Award, 1985; Civil and Human Rights award presented by the International Association of Official Human Rights Agencies, 1990; Selig I. Golden Memorial Award presented by the Criminal Law Section of the Florida Bar, 1993; Steven M. Goldstein Criminal Justice Award presented by the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2001; The Florida Bar Foundation Medal of Honor Award, 2004; Mary L. Singleton Justice, Peace and Social Harmony Memorial Award, 2004. Member, 1992-1996 and Chairman, 1995-1996, Judicial Nominating Commission, Fourth Judicial Circuit. Member, Civil Justice Reform Act Commission, Middle District of Florida, 1996-1998. Voted one of The Best Lawyers in America in the following areas: Criminal Defense; Non-White Collar; Non-White Collar Criminal Defense; White Collar Criminal Defense; Appellate Law; First Amendment Law; Labor and Employment Law; recognized as Super Lawyer on the area of Criminal Defense, Civil Rights/First Amendment, Employment Litigation - Plaintiff. Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer; Voted 2012 Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers in America, Non-White Collar Criminal Defense.