Founder and Acting Chairman of Family Law Section of State Bar of Michigan during its formation, 1973-74; Section Chairman, 1975-76
Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers; President, Michigan Chapter, 1983-84; Member of National Board of Governors, 2007-2010; Chairman, Arbitration Committee, 1999-2002; Faculty member, matrimonial arbitration training course, 1994-2009
Diplomat, The American College of Family Trial Lawyers, elected in 1995
Fellow, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 1996-2009
Visiting Associate Professor of Family Law, University of Detroit School of Law, 1977-80
First court-appointed mediator for divorce cases in Michigan, 1978. Appointed mediator or arbitrator in more than 1100 cases.
Chairman of Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee of Family Law Section of American Bar Association, 1993-96; Chairman of Divorce Arbitration Institute, 1995 and 1996