Named in "The Best Lawyers in America" 2001-2012. Topics Editor, South Dakota Law Review, 1984-1985. Author: "The New Federalism: Time for States to Pull the Plow in Soil Conservation," Vol. 30, No. 3, South Dakota Law Review; "Jury Selection in the Next Century"; NDTLA, October 1999; "Making an Impact: The Trial of an Automobile Collision Case," ATLA, January 2000. President: Belle Fourche Chamber of Commerce, 1988; Belle Fourche Community Center Board. South Dakota Game Fish and Parks Commissioner, 1997-2005, and Chair 1998-2005. Student Regent, South Dakota Board of Regents, 1982-1985. President, Butte County Bar, 1990. Great Plains Super Lawyers, 2007, 2009.