He has been honored with the Witkin Award for Academic Excellence, the CALI Excellence for the Future Award, the Jefferson Medal, the Pedrick Scholar Award and has been nominated to The National Deans' List and National Chancellors' List on numerous occasions. He has been honored in the 2008 Who is Who of American Professionals. He has served as an Arizona Supreme Court Rule 38 Prosecutor and participates yearly in the Courtroom Experience. He is an experienced and accomplished civil and criminal litigator with significant successes in negotiations, settlements, mediations, arbitrations and trials. He also has a successful post trial and appeals practice and, through published decision by the Court of Appeals, has set precedent for future cases in the trial court.