Chairman Pickens County Airport Advisory Committee, 2004-2006. Trustee Forensic Sciences Foundation, 1984-1988, vice president, 1986-1988. Lieutenant colonel, aide-de-camp Governor Georgia, 1971-1974, 80-84.
Colonel, aide-de-camp Governor Louisiana, 1977-1987. Khan Bahador and member exiled King of Afghanistan Privy Council, since 1980. With United States Army Air Force, 1946-1947.
Fellow American Academy Forensic Sciences (chairman jurisprudence section 1977-1978, secretary 1976-1977, board directors 1978-1979, executive committee 1983-1986). Member Florida Bar Association (aerospace committee 1971-1983, board governors 1983-1987, 90-94, executive committee 1993-1994), State Bar Georgia (chairman section environmental law 1974-1975, aviation law section 1978, board governors 1999-2005, standards of the profession committee), Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers, Georgia Association Criminal Defense Lawyers, American Judicature Society, American Arbitration Association (commission panel 1978), Inter-American Bar Association (senior ), World Association Lawyers (founding), Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association (founding, vice president 1959-1962), Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Rotary, Lions, Navy League, United States Naval Institute, Advocates Club, Lawyers Club Atlanta, Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rating AV.