• Awards

Eagle Scout
Bruce Capel Award- -No. 1 Marine Officer Candidate (PLC) University of Illinois, 1977 and     1978
University of Missouri-Columbia; Law Review, Board of Advocates, Order of the Coif
Navy Commendation Medal(s): For exemplary service Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris      Island, SC (84-88) and at the Navy Legal Service Office, London, England (88-91)
Patriot Award www.notalone.com July 3, 2011
Best Lawyers in America 2011-2015
Nashville Bar Association, Fellow 2011
Seven Seals Award; Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve 2011

  • Licenses

Missouri 1982
U.S. Court of Military Appeals 1984
South Carolina 1984 (inactive)
Tennessee 1991
United States District Court, Middle District of Tennessee 1992
United States District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee 2000
United States Court of Claims 1996
Tenn. Supreme Court Rule 31 Certified Family Law Mediator

  • Memberships

Former Chairman of the Nashville Bar Association Domestic Relations Committee (2007-2011)

President, Marine Corps Coordinating Council, Middle Tennessee

A Soldiers’ Child, Advisory Board Member

Operation Stand Down Board Member

Marine Corps League