Louisiana Public Defender Board, 2010 – 2015
Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board: Hearing Committee Chair, for the parishes of Caddo, Bossier, Webster, Bienville, Union, Claiborne, Jackson, Lincoln, Ouachita, Morehouse,Richland, Franklin, East Carroll, West Carroll, Madison, Tensas, Caldwell, Winn, DeSoto, and Red River; 2002 to 2009. (Ethics judge hearing formal complaints against lawyers for ethical violations.)
Louisiana Indigent Defense Assistance Board, 1998-2006. (State agency appointed by governor to oversee and regulate Louisiana public defender funding.)
Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
- President, 2002-2003;
- Treasurer, 2001-2002;
- Board of Directors, 1995-2001
Louisiana Trial Lawyers Association.
- Board of Governors, 1996-2002; 2004-2005.
Association of Trial Lawyers of America (American Association for Justice)
- Chairman, Firearms & Ammunition Litigation Group, 2001-present;
- Board of Governors, New Lawyer Division, 2002-2004.
Louisiana State Bar Association
- House of Delegates, 2002-.
Trial Lawyers College, Dubois, Wyoming
Louisiana Association of Consumer Advocates
Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America
Christian Community Action (Multi-denominational food, clothing, and financial assistance organization consisting of representatives of all Lincoln Parish churches.)
- President, 1999-2004;
- Vice-President, 1998-1999.
Louisiana Med-Camps (Full-service summer camp for disabled children)
- Board of Directors, 2004-2008.
- Vice-President, 1995-97
Lincoln Parish Little League Baseball, Coach, 1999-2003.
Habitat for Humanity, volunteer since 1999.
Coastal Conservation Association, Board Member (La)
Also member of Louisiana, Federal, and U.S. Fifth Circuit Bar Associations and formerly National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL).
Tae Kwon Do and Judo Instructor.