Phi Alpha Delta; Blue Key. Associate Editor, Arkansas Law Review, 1967-1968. Assistant City Attorney, North Little Rock, 1969-1977. President, Little Rock Chamber of Commerce, 1980. Chairman and Member, Board of Directors, 1984, 1992, 1993, Pulaski County United Way. Member, House of Delegates, Arkansas Bar Association, 1975-1978. Appointed Associate Justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court by Governor Bill Clinton, 1992. Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Greater Little Rock Chamber of Commerce, 1980. Chairman of the Board of Directors of the United Way of Little Rock, Arkansas, 1984, 1992, and 1993. Served ten years on the Board of Visitors of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Served 14 years on the Arkansas Children's Hospital Board of Directors. Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters, Philander Smith College.
Counselor to political world leaders, including Yasser Arafat, Benazir Bhutto, the Embassy of Japan in Washington D.C. General Counsel and Member of the Board of Directors of financial banking institutions (the Twin City Bank, North Little Rock, Arkansas), public utilities, natural gas exploration, production and distribution companies, including NorAm, Inc. (successor to Arkla, Inc., now Reliant Energy). Owner, Chairman, and CEO of three NBC, CBS, and ABC affiliated television-broadcasting stations: KARK-TV (Little Rock); KDBC-TV (El Paso, Texas); and WTOK-TV (Meridian, Mississippi).