• Licensed to practice law in Kansas (1987), Missouri (1989) and Washington, D.C. (1983 - inactive status)
  • Johnson County Bar Association Board of Directors (1994-1996)
  • Kansas Supreme Court Client Protection Commission (1996-2002), Chair (2001-2002)
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory Committee (1993-1996)
  • Awarded "AV" rating by Martindale-Hubble legal publishing achieved in 1998 (highest rating for legal ability and ethics as rated by fellow attorneys)
  • Kansas Supreme Court Continuing Legal Education Commission (2003-2009) Chair (2008-2009)
  • Kansas Bar Association Legislative Committee Chair (2010-2011)
  • Kansas City Magazine Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyer (2005-2014)
  • Best Lawyers in America (2005-2014 editions), in business litigation, land use and bet-the- company litigation categories; 2009 Kansas City - Kansas Bet-the-Company Litigator of the Year
  • Chambers USA Client's Guide to America's Leading Business Lawyers as one of the "Leaders in Kansas" (2003-2014 editions)
  • Named in America's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys (2008 Edition)
  • Chair, Kansas Bar Association 2015 Convention Planning Committee (2015)
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