Sust. attorney member Product Liability Advisory Council since 1997. College Law University Kentucky Lafferty Society since 1981, member visiting communications since 1988 (chairman 1995 & 1998), commencement speaker 1988, Hall of Fame 2004. Board member Boy Scouts American Powder Horn district since 1994.
Board member Cincinnati Institute Fine Arts 1999-2004. Board director Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport since 1998, vice chairman since 2004. Board trustees Cincinnati Symphony 1998-2004.
Foundation board member Cincy-Tech United States of America, since 2002. Foundation board member Forward Quest since 1997. Policy board member Partnership for Greater Cincinnati since 1999, chairman 1999-2003.
Board member Greater Cincinnati Chamber of C. since 1994, executive communications 1999-2003. Board member Greater Cincinnati Scholrship Association since 1994. Board member Kentuckians for Better Transportation 1996-2004.
Board member Kentucky Chamber of Commerce 1987-1993, chairman 1992-1992, Dunlevy frontiersman Communications Service award 1991. Member Legatus Cincinnati chapter 1996-2004. Board trustees Mount St. Joseph College since 1997.
Board member National Conference Community & Justice 1986-1997, treasurer 1990-1997, co-chairman 1995-1997, emeritus board since 1997, Distinguished Service Citation 2004. Advisory trustee National Underground Railroad Freedom Center since 2001. Foundation board member & secretary/treasurer Tri-County Economic Development Corporation since 1987.
Co-foundation & charter board member Tri-County Economic Development Foundation since 1996, charter secretary/treasurer 1996-2000, treasurer since 2000. Life member University Kentucky Alum. Association, fellow since 1981.
Fellow American Academy Appellate Lawyers 1998, International Society Barristers 1988. Member American Bar Association (board governors since 2000, executive committee 2002-2003, treasurer-elect 2004-2005, treasurer 2005-2008, chairman finance communications 2002-2003, president-elect, 2010-2011), Ohio Bar Association, Federal Bar Association (member steering communications since 2002), Kentucky Bar Association (past president, Outstanding Lawyer award, 1989), American Bar Foundation (life fellow, fellows Chairman Kentucky 2000-2004), American Law Institute, Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference (life member), Kentucky Bar Foundation (president 1988-1989, charter life fellow since 1986), Northern Kentucky Bar Association, Louisville bar Association, Cincinnati Bar Association (Themis award 2003), Kenton County Bar Association (member executive committee 1973-1975, chairman legal-medical committee 1978-1983, Annual Merit award 1973), Kentucky Defense Counsel Association, International Association Insurance Counsel, International Association Defense Counsel, Salmon P. Chase American Inn Court (co-founder & president 1993-1994, master since 1993), Academy Trial Lawyers American, Southern Conference Bar President, National Conference Bar Pres.s', University Kentucky Alumni Association (board directors since 1981), Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce (vice chairman 1985-1986, board directors since 1980, Professional of Year 1980), Thomas More College Alumni Association (board directors since 1972, president 1974-1975, chairman alumni fund drive 1974-1975, Distinguished Alum. award 1982), Phi Alpha Theta, Alpha Delta Gamma, Phi Delta Phi.