United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of MS for 30 years; National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges: Board of Governors(1985-88;89-91), President(1993-94); Chair, Legislative Comm.(1995-98;2003-13); American Bankruptcy Institute: Board of Directors(1996-2006); Co=Chair Legislative Comm.(1999-2010); Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Bankruptcy Judge Representative to Circuit Judicial Councel(2005-08); Judicial Conference of the US: Comm. on the Budget(1997-2013), Chair Congressional Outreach Subcommittee(2010-13); Committee on the Administrative Office of United States Courts(1987-96); Miss. Bankruptcy Conference: Board of Directors(1983-2013).
The Lamar Order.