Founding Partner of Hill Ward Henderson. Board certified Civil Trial Lawyer. Fellow in American College of Trial Lawyers. Fellow in International Association of Barristers. Fellow in International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Past President of Hillsborough County Bar Association, Past president of The Florida Bar. Former member of the executive committee of the American Bar Association Board of Governors. Past Chair of the Federal Judicial Nominating Committee in Florida. Past Chair of the Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary (vetted all of the potential nominees in the United States for positions on the Federal Bench and gave recommendations to the President of the United States). Florida Elite Hall of Fame. Rated for three years as one of the top ten attorneys in Florida. Recipient of Hillsborough County Bar Association Outstanding Lawyer award. Recognized by the federal judges as the Outstanding Lawyer in the Middle District of Florida.