Member, Law Review, Memphis State University. Author: "Damages In Children Death Cases," The Tennessee Trial Lawyer, Vol. 3, No. 1, 1984; "Discovery of Expert Opinions," The Tennessee Trial Lawyer, Vol. 3, No. 2, 1984; "Subpoena The Treating Physician to Trial," The Tennessee Trial Lawyer, Vol. 4, No. 1, 1985; "The Big Chill," The Tennessee Trial Lawyer, Vol. 4, No. 2, 1985; "Reconsider the Motion to Reconsider," The Tennessee Trial Lawyer, Vol. 5, No. 2, 1986; "How To Use Lay Witnesses To Prove Damages," The Tennessee Trial Lawyer, Vol. 7, No. 1, 1988; "Less is More in Trial," Trial Journal of Association of Trial Lawyers of America, May 2002; "Limit Wrongs, Not Rights," Nashville Bar Journal 1, November 2003; "New Tennessee Medical Malpractice Laws," The Tennessee Association for Justice, Fall 2008. Recipient: Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry; Purple Heart; Combat Air Medal; Bronze Star for Valor. Elected "Best Civil Trial Lawyer in Middle Tennessee," Tennessee Bar Association, 2001. Cited, "The first name given by legal pros when asked for the best personal injury attorney in Nashville," Nashville Post magazine, January 2003. Voted "the lawyer they would want to represent them in a medical malpractice case by Middle Tennessee lawyers", Business Nashville, December 1999. Listed, "Best Lawyers in America," ten consecutive years.
Tennessee Bar Association; Nashville Bar Association. (Certified Medical Malpractice Specialist, American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys).
(Certified as a Medical Malpractice Specialist by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys) (Certified as a Civil Trial Advocacy Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy)