2015- 2000 "Best Lawyers in America" award for medical negligence, employment law, white collar criminal defense and non white collar criminal defense.
Best Law Firms, Spokane WA 2015-2012 - Tier 1, U.S. News and World Report, Best Lawyers in America.
2014 "Best Lawyers in America" Medical Malpractice Attorney of the Year- Spokane, Washington
2015- 2001 Washington State Superlawyer, by Washington Journal of Law and Politics
Lawyer of the Year, 2012, Spokane, WA. Labor and Employment Litigation,Best Lawyers in America,.
2015-2012 National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Lawyers
2013 Acquisition International Awards- Labor and Employment Law Firm of the Year - Washington
2015-2011 Superb rating with Avvo.com
2012 Spokane's Top Lawyers selection and feature article
2010 Spokane's Top Medical Negligence lawyer, Spokane Couer D Alene Living
2007- present; Charter Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, New York, NY ; speaker introduction, Litigation Counsel of America "Induction of Fellows" seminar, Nov 1-2, Scottsdale AZ.; Washington State Delegates Co Chair . This NYC originated organization seeks to identify and unite currently effective top flight trial lawyers from around the country.
Chairperson/Speaker/Lecturer numerous Continuing Legal Education seminars for various professional organizations (see below)
Three time nominee to the Washington Criminal Defense Lawyers Board of Governors. Last served term, June 1996.
2006- 2009 Hired by ABM Industries, Inc. (NYSE:ABM) as their "Champion for Change" to assist the company and its 74,000 diverse employees in monitoring and addressing any potential employment discrimination/glass ceiling issues, and in promoting and creating methods for change and continued integration among all employees at all levels.
Northern District of California-U.S.D.C. August 27, 2013
Central District of California - U.S.D.C. December 2012
United States Supreme Court- July 2006
California State Bar--August 2004
United States Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit - August 1989
United States District Court, Western District - June 1986 United States Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit - February 1986 United States District Court, Eastern District - June 1985
Washington State Bar - July 1984 Washington State Supreme Court - 1984
Multnomah County Superior Court, Portland Oregon, January 2013
United States District Court, District of Minnesota (Minneapolis, March 2007) Francis Sandoval, et.al v ABM Industries, Inc.
United States District Court, Northern District of Florida (July 2000) Duey v. The Clinton Group, Inc.
United States District Court, Alaska (Dec. 1999 - 2000) In re: Grand Jury Investigation, represented management employee of British Petroleum Exploration
United States District Court, District of Montana (1988) Bohlman vs. United States, Criminal Forfeiture Trial
United States District Court - Central District of Utah (1987) United States vs. Joseph Goot, Federal Criminal Jury Trial
First District Court of Appeals-Northern District of Florida-Tallahassee, Florida(2001)
Alachua County, State of Florida (1998) Prestige Realty v. The Clinton Group
Idaho State Court of Appeals, State of Idaho State of Idaho vs. Limberhand, 788 P.2d 857, 117 Id. 456 (1990)
Kootenai County Superior Court, State of Idaho (1989 - 1990)
Kootenai County District Court, State of Idaho (1989-1990)