Board Certified Medical Malpractice, American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys
Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy
Certified Mediator, South Carolina Supreme Court
Personal Injury Law
Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity (President, South Carolina Chapter, 1960);
Pi Sigma Alpha. Member, Editorial Board, South Carolina Law Quarterly,
1959-1961. Author: "Due -Process: Extraterritorial Service of Process,"
11 South Carolina Law Quarterly 383, 1959. Capt. Judge Advocate, USAF,
1961-1964, Law Clerk to U.S. District Judge R.W. Hemphill, 1964-1966.
Permanent Member, 4th Circuit Judicial Conference. Member, U.S. District
Court Advisory Committee, 1984-1996. Listed in: Who's Who in America;
Who's Who in American Law. AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell.
Charleston County and American Bar Associations; South Carolina Bar (Chairman,
Medical Malpractice Section, 1975-1977); American Association for Justice
(State Committeeman, 1970-1974); South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association
(President, 1976-1977); International Society of Barristers (Fellow, 1982—);
National Board of Trial Advocacy (Civil Diplomate, 1982—); National
Board of Trial Advocacy, (Member, Board of Trustees, 2007—); American
Board of Professional Liability Attorneys (Diplomate, 1981—; Member,
Board of Governors, 1989—).
The Citadel, A.B., Distinguished Military Graduate 1958;
University of South Carolina, J.D. 1961
Southern Methodist University -Graduate Law Studies
South Carolina; U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina; U.S.
Tax Court and U.S. Court of Military Appeals; U.S. Supreme Court; District
of Columbia; U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals,
4th Circuit; U.S. Claims Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit