Attorney for the Internal Revenue Service
Accredited Estate Planner
Estate Planning Law Specialist
Rule 31 Listed Mediator in the field of General Civil Mediation, as certified by the Tennessee Supreme Court Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission
1973 - J.D., University of Memphis
1968 - B.BA, University of Memphis
American College of Trust and Estate Council Fellow
Memphis Estate Planning Council, Past President
National Association of Estate Planners and Councils, Past President
University of Memphis Adjunct Professor for the Cecil Humphreys School of Law - teaching Trust Law. Former classes included Estate Planning, Estate & Gift Taxation, Insurance Law.
Memphis Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Community Foundation of Greater Memphis
Vice President, and former President, Estate Law Specialist Board, the ABA approved organization that manages the certification of attorneys as estate planning specialists
Named in the Top 100 Estate Planning Attorneys by Worth Magazine
Woodward/White's The Best Lawyers in America® in the areas of Litigation - Trusts & Estates and Trusts & Estates 2007-2016
Best Lawyers® Memphis
2016 Trusts and Estates "Lawyer of the Year"
2014 Trusts and Estates "Lawyer of the Year"
Highest Professional Rating by Martindale Hubbell Law Directory
Named one of the Top 150 Attorneys in the State of Tennessee by Business Tennessee Magazine
Mid-South Super Lawyers in the field of Estate Planning & Probate (2006-2014)
Memphis and Shelby County Ba Foundation Fellow