- 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
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