I have been a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys for almost 30 years and a Charter Member of the Special Needs Alliance. I am AV® rated (highest category) by Martindale-Hubble® Attorney Peer Rating System for legal ability and ethical standards since 2008. I am also a Fellow of the Arkansas Gerontological Society and have been recognized by Best Lawyers since 2014 and the Arkansas Times as Best Lawyer in Arkansas for Elder Law since 2014.
A member of the Arkansas Bar Association, I recently served as Chairman for the Arkansas Elder Law Desk Manual and also served as Chairman of the Elder Law Section for the Arkansas Bar. In the Summer of 2012, the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association published my article on Special Needs Trusts.
I am a frequent lecturer and have been a presenter at the Arkansas Federal Tax Institute, the Mid-South Conference on Estate Planning, the National Citizens’ Coalition for Nursing Home Reform in Washington, D.C., The Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, the Arkansas Bar Association, and numerous local events. I was a featured guest on “Successful Aging with Dr. David” series on AETN.