Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award for Legal Research and Writing; Moot Court Winner; Alvin Anderson Award, Washington State Trial Lawyers Association, 1998. Named as: Super Lawyer, Washington Law & Politics, 2000-2011; Top 100 Super Lawyers; Top 40 Plaintiff's Personal Injury Lawyers. Named to Law Dragon's 500 Leading Plaintiff Lawyers in America, 2007. Listed in The Best Lawyers in America (2007—). Contributing Author: Automobile Accident Litigation and Evidence, published by Clark Boardman Callaghan, 1990; chapters on "Applicable Statutes of Limitation," Automobile Accident Litigation Deskbook, Washington State Trial Lawyers Association. Author: chapters on "Commencing Litigation" published by Washington State Bar Association, 1990 (revised 1998 and 2001); chapter on "CR 26, Requests for Admission," Civil Procedure Deskbook, Washington State Bar Association, 1992; Consumer brochure "Understanding Your Auto Insurance," Washington State Trial Lawyers Association, 1994. Editor, Best of WSTLA/Experts, WSTLA, 1995; chapter on "Personal Injury and Insurance," People's Law School, Citizens' Handbook, Washington State Trial Lawyers Association, 1999. chapters on "Statutes of Limitation and Requirements for Claim Filing Against Government Entities" and "Commencing Litigation—The Initial Pleadings," Automobile Accidents Litigation Deskbook, Washington State Trial lawyers Association, 2000. Chair, Yakima Peoples Law School, 1989-1999. Program Director, 1990-1992 and Member, 1990-1999, John Gavin Inn of Court. Chair, Yakima Tort Roundtable. Volunteer Instructor, Yakima Public Schools, WSTLA AMICUS Foundation (Vice President, 1998-1999; President, 1999—2000).