Named, Michigan "Super Lawyer," 2006, 2007, 2008 2009. 2010, 2011 and 2012 Speaker: Environmental Law Update 1997, International Management Association, Port Huron, Michigan, January 14, 1997; Making Lemons into Lemonade, Creating Goodwill from Enforcement Actions, The Liquid and Solid Industrial Control Association, September 7, 1994; Remedial Action Plans in Michigan, Detroit College of Law Environmental Law Society Symposium on Biodiversity, March 25, 1994; Sustaining the Momentum of the RAP Process, International Joint Commission Biennial Meeting, October 21, 1993; Alphabet Soup of Environmental Law Affecting Real Estate Transactions, Macomb County Bar Association, June 7 1993; Regulation of Wetlands in Michigan - Don't Get Bogged Down, St. Clair County Board of Realtors, November 21, 1991; Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedures - Deadline Approaching or Small Quantity Generators, Michigan Manufacturers Association, March 26, 1991; TCLP - Environmental Trip Wire for Trouble, Michigan Manufacturers Association, September, 17, 1990; Shutting Up Tight - Closure Under Michigan's Act 641 Rules, Liquid Industrial Control Association, Gen. Sem., September 15, 1989; Business Law, St. Clair County Community College, 1985-1987. Author: "New BEA and Due Care Rules," Environmental Management Association Commentary, Vol. 1. Issue 32, April 1999; "Environmental Assessments: Which Type Should You Use," Michigan Lawyers Weekly, January 20, 1997; "Phase Is and BEAS: An Environmental Law Odyssey," Macomb County Bar Briefs, August 1996; "New Opportunities in Commercial Real Estate: Brownfield Development," Port Huron Chamber of Commerce, 1996; "New Lead Paint Regulations Affect Housing Sales and Leases," Macomb County Bar Briefs, February 1997; "Chapter, Toxic Substance, Michigan Environmental Law Deskbook," The Institute of Continuing Legal Education, August 1992; "Personal Liability of Corporate Officers," Directors and Shareholders under Environmental Laws, Detroit Legal News, March 6, 1991; "New Toxicity Rule to Subject Many Businesses to Hazardous Waste Regulation," Michigan Environmental Law Letter, May 1990.
Chairman, Blue Water Area Chamber of Commerce; Past Chairman, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Statewide Public Advisory Council for Persistent Toxic Areas of Concern Program. Former United States Chairman, Bi-National Public Advisory Council to International Joint Commission's St. Clair River Remedial Action Plan Team. Former Mayor and City Council Member, City of Port Huron. Former Chairman, Friends of St. Clair River, Inc. Former Director, Blue Water Land Conservancy. Chair, Francis J. Robinson Memorial Foundation. Director, Blue Water Land Fund, Community Foundation of St. Clair County. Director, St. Clair County Bar Association.