Sigma Nu Phi. Recipient, 01 Bill Geimer Award, Virginia Capital Case Clearinghouse, W&L University School of Law. Listed, Virginia Super Lawyers, 2006-2009. Adjunct Professor, Criminal Justice Department, Radford University, 1990-2000. Master, Ted Dalton Inn of Courts; Chairman, Board of Directors, Virginia Student Assistance Authorities, 1994-1998; Eschestor, City of Radford and Pulaski County, 1994-1998; Board of Directors, Suntrust Bank, New River Valley Region, 2004—; Board of Director, Intrexon Corporation, 2006-2007; Board of Director, Synchrony, Inc., 2007—; Board of Director, Virginia Tech Athletic Association, 2007—; President's Advisory Board Roanoke College, 2006—).
National College of Advocacy; Certified as a Civil and Criminal Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy; Member, The American Trial Lawyers Association. (top 100 lawyers).