President, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Nevada Chapter, 2007-2009. Recipient, Access to Justice Award, Nevada State Bar, 1999 and 2006. Managing Editor, 1993-2003, Nevada Family Practice Manual. Chair, Nevada Family Law Section, 1992-1994. Editor, Nevada Family Law Report, 1991-1995. Delegate, 1996-1998 and Chairman, 1999—, Nevada Delegation, Interstate Council of Community Property States. Domestic Violence Commissioner Pro Tem, 2009—. Member, Board of Directors: Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, 2000—; Pro Bono Project, 1999-2002. Author: "A Lawyer's Guide to Military Retirement and Benefits in Divorce" (ABA 1998); "Characterization, Valuation and Division of Intangible Assets," Council of Community Property States and State Bar of Washington, Seattle, Washington, 2001; "Issues in Interstate and Multistate Matrimonial Litigation" (Legal Education Institute) Vail, Colorado, 1999 (reprinted, 13 Am.J. of Fam. Law 10-14, 1999); "What Do You Do When They Don't Say 'I Do'? Cohabitant Relationships and Community Property" (Council of Community Property States and State Bar of Nevada) Las Vegas, Nevada, 1998; "A Covenant with Death and an Agreement with Hell'; Death Benefits in Federal, State and Private Retirement Systems" (State Bar of Nevada; Tonopah Showcase) Tonopah, Nevada, 1998; Vail, Colorado, 2000; "Divorcing the Military: How to Attack..How to Defend," Vail, Colorado, 1996, 1998, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1995, San Diego, California, 1991, Washington, D.C., 1990, San Antonio, Texas, 1989; " Where Will the Money Go? Community Debt Issues and Pendente Lite Orders in Community Property States," (Council of Community Property States and State Bar of Arizona) Phoenix, Arizona, 1997; "Seven Tips on Using a Computer in a Family Law Case," (American Bar Association General Practice Section) San Francisco, California 1997 (State Bar of Nevada) Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada, 1998; "Spousal Support Modifications and Related Issues in the Post-60 Age Group," in "The Perils of Poverty," (American Bar Association Family Law Section) San Francisco, California 1997; "Retirement Benefits/Pensions/QDROs," (State Bar of Nevada; Tonopah Showcase) Tonopah, Nevada, 1994; "Pensions in Nevada Divorce Cases" (State Bar of Nevada; Tonopah Showcase) Tonopah, Nevada, 1993; "Key Issues in Family Law," Las Vegas, Nevada, 1993; "Survival Utilities for the Family Lawyer: Three Little Programs," (American Bar Association Family Law Section) Washington, D.C., 1992; Partition of Omitted Assets After Amie: Nevada Comes (Almost) Full Circle, 6 Nev. Fam. L. Rep., Spring 1992, at 8; A Matter of Interest: Collection of Full Arrearages on Nevada Judgments, XIV Advocate, Sept., 1990, at 6 (Nev. Trial Law. A. Pub'n); Pension and Profit Sharing Plans, in Valuation of Marital Property (State Bar of Nevada 1990), Text for CLE Seminar; Res Judicta in Nevada Divorce Law: An Invitation to Fraud, 4 Nev. Fam. L. Rep., Spr. 1989, at 1; Partition of Military Retirement Benefits, in Family Law in Nevada 151 (Legal Education Institute 1989), Text for CLE Seminar; The Nevada Former Military Spouses Protection Act: Partition of Military Retirement Benefits Omitted from Prior Decrees of Divorce, 2 Nev. Fam. L. Rep., Spr. 1987, at 8; Professional Malpractice and the Unauthorized Practice of Professions: Some Legal and Ethical Aspects of the Use of Computers as Decision-Aids, 12 Rutgers Computer and Tech. L.J. 1 (1986); Constitutional Law and Artificial Intelligence: The Potential Legal Recognition of Computers as "Persons," in Proceedings of the Ninth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence 1271 (A. Joshi ed. 1985); Artificial Intelligence: Some Legal Approaches and Implications, AI Mag., Sum. 1983, at 5. Instructor, Community College Paralegal Instruction Course, 1990-1991. Alternate Municipal Court Judge, City of North Las Vegas, Nevada, 1989-1997. Member: American Judges Association; Nevada Network Against Domestic Violence; Pro Bono Project Honor Roll of Participating Attorneys, 1990-2001; Mensa (Nevada President, 1975-1979, 1985-1986; World Future Society, (Nevada Coordinator, 1989-1994); State Bar Specialization Committee, 1994-1995; Board of Directors, Clark County Legal Services Committee, 2000-2001. Associate Member, Nevada Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. Former Member, Central Legal Staff, Nevada Supreme Court. Georgetown University Law Center, Jessup Cup International Law Moot Court Team. University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Phi Kappa Phi, National Dean's Lists. Certified Specialist in Family Law, Nevada Bar Association and National Board of Trial Advocacy. Fellow: American & International Academies of Matrimonial Lawyers. Chair of Dozens of Committees, Commissions, Boards, etc.
American & International Academies of Matrimonial Lawyers. Chair of Dozens of Committees, Commissions, Boards, etc.
(Certified Nevada Family Law Specialist)