Recognition by the Legal Profession

Distinguished Lawyer Award – Austin Bar Association – Austin Bar Foundation 2019

Pat Nester Award – College of the State Bar of Texas for Outstanding Achievement in CLE 2019 (Statewide Award)

Daniel R. Price Award for Lifetime Contribution to Legal Profession –Texas Bar Foundation 2019 (Statewide Award)

Luke Soules Award – Litigation Council Award for Outstanding Service to Practice of Law 2019 (Statewide Award)

Lola Wright Foundation Award for Promotion of Legal Ethics, 2013 (Statewide Award)

Gene Cavin Award for Lifetime Excellence in CLE, State Bar of Texas, 2011 (Statewide Award)

Presidential Citations; State Bar of Texas, 2001 and 2006 (Statewide Award)

Jim Bowner Professionalism Award, College of the State Bar of Texas, 2002 (Statewide Award)

W. Frank Newton Award (Annual Pro Bono Award given by State Bar of Texas), 2000 (Statewide Award)

Austin Professionalism Award, Austin Bar Association, 2007

Outstanding Mentor of the Year Award, Austin Young Lawyers Association, 2007

Outstanding Young Lawyer Award, 1987 (Awarded by Austin Young Lawyers Association)

Pro Bono Awards, Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas, 1991, 1993, 1997, 1999

State Bar of Texas - "Stars of the Bar" Award for Best Article Series "Entre Nous", 2003


Unites States Army; 1st Cavalry Division, 1972-1974 (Awarded

Army Commendation Medal for Meritorious Service, 1974)