virginia state bar State Bar Memberships:

american bar associationAmerican Bar Association (ABA)

Invited to Lecture at the ABA TECHSHOW Each Year

  • 2013 – Storyboarding in the Courtroom & All the Tools in the Toolbox
  • 2012 – High Power Tools for Large Case Collaboration
  • 2011 – Mind Mapping

Virginia Trial Lawyers AssociationVirginia Trial Lawyers Association (VTLA)

Frequent Lecturer on Products liability

norfolk portsmouth bar association  Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association

Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association

Brain Injury Association of Virginia  Brain Injury Association of Virginia

Brain Injury Association of Virginia

super lawyers Virginia   Virginia Super Lawyer

Super Lawyers years of selection: 2006 – 2013

best lawyers of AmericaBest Lawyers in America

Recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2006 – 2013

National Trial LawyerNational Trial Lawyer

Named Top 100 Virginia Trial Lawyer by The National Trial Lawyers


Martindale-Hubbell – Av Rating 5/5

Rated 5/5 on

Rated Superb 10/10 Rating

Proctor in Admiralty

Maritime Law Association of the United States

Plaintiff Steering CommitteePlaintiff Steering Committee (PSC)

Named Member of the Plaintiff Steering Committee (PSC) –MDL 2047 Chinese Manufactured Drywall Products Liability Litigation

Lynnhaven River Now

Board Member of Lynnhaven River Now