Omicron Delta Kappa; Order of the Coif; Bench and Bar. Student Work Editor, Alabama Law Review, 1970-1971. Author: "Civil Commitment in Alabama," 26 Alabama Law Review 215, 1974. Law Clerk to Judge Frank M. Johnson, Jr., U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama, 1971-1972.
American College of Trial Lawyers. American Board of Trial Advocates. Named in Best Lawyers in America, 1987—. Life Fellow, Alabama Law Foundation. Fellow, American Bar Foundation.