1974, Virginia, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
1974, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
University of Iowa, J.D.
Richmond, Henrico, Virginia and American Bar Associations
Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (VTLA)
Subcommittees on Workers’ Compensation and Social Security
National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR)
Rated #1 Virginia Workers’ Compensation Attorney in the Richmond Region in a survey of 2,000 in Richmond Magazine, July 1999.
Awarded Avvo’s 10 out of 10 Superb rating for legal excellence since 2010.
Recognized for the 2014 Client's Choice Award and 2015 Top Contributor Award by Avvo.
Received Martindale-Hubbell highest peer review rating of “AV” in the Bar Register of Preeminent Attorneys publications for professional excellence, legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards since 2003.
Selected for Martindale-Hubbell‘s Preeminent Lawyer books from 2005 to 2015.
Frequent CLE presenter for the VTLA on Virginia Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Disability.Compensation. Most recently presented at the Advanced Workers' Compensation Retreat in November 2013.
Lectured on Social Security Disability and Workers' Compensation for the National Business Institute in 2006 and 2007.
Presented at the Advanced Workers’ Compensation Retreat, November 2013.
Lectured for the National Business Institute on Virginia Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Disability in 2006 and 2007.