-Administrative Hearings and Appeals
-Alternative Dispute Resolution
-International Dispute Resolution
-Florida Bar and U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 1969
-U.S. Supreme Court, 1973
-U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
-U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
-District of Columbia Bar, 1982
-U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
-U.S. Tax Court
University of Miami, J.D.
Associations and Memberships:
Dade County, Federal, American and International Bar Associations; District of Columbia Bar; The Florida Bar; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; The Republican Lawyers Association; The Federalist Society; Foreign Trade Association; Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce.
Biography: Phi Delta Theta (President); Pi Sigma Alpha; Phi Kappa Phi; Phi Delta Phi; Omicron Delta Kappa. Member: National Moot Court Team; Inns of Court. Dean's Merit Scholar; Sturges Scholar. Listed, Who's Who in America. Editor-in-Chief, University of Miami Law Review, 1968 - 1969. Author: "Jury Trials in Commercial Cases," Florida Bar Journal, March 1982; "Florida Small Business Practice," Florida Bar 1987; "Florida Pleading Guide;" "Culture of Deceit;" "The Tollgate Conspiracy;" "Blame the Lawyers;" "Miami Vice;" "Shark Tales;" "Will the Elephant Ever Learn;" "Counting Votes," edited by Robert Watson. President: Student Body Government, University of Miami, 1965 - 1966; Iron Arrow, 1967 - 1969. Member, Presidential Student Advisory Committee, (Lyndon B. Johnson), 1966. Administrative Assistant, Congressman Charles E. Bennett, Florida 1966 - 1967. Intern, House Armed Services Committee. Arbitrator: American Arbitration Association, 1975 - 1990; Supreme Court of Florida qualified, 2005. Chairman, Keep Dade Beautiful, Inc. President, Society of Wig and Robe. Founder and Chairman, Film Society of Miami, Inc., Miami Film Festival. President, University of Miami Alumni Association: City of Miami Task Force (Chairman). Chairman, Players State Theater; Founding Chairman, Coconut Grove Playhouse. Member: Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce; British American Chamber of Commerce; American Security Council Foundation; Citizens Board, University of Miami; World Jurist Association; The Atlantic Circle; Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent Lawyers of America; Republican Lawyers Association; Council for National Policy; National Lawyers Association; Supreme Court of the United States Historical Society; Heritage Foundation; President's Club, Republican National Committee; Dade County Republican Party, Executive Committee. Life Member, Association of Former Intelligence Officers. Director: Association of Former Intelligence Officers; Finance Committee Bush-Cheney. Chair, National Business Intelligence Symposium, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001. Co-Chair, Alliance for Ethical Government. Counsel, Association of American Physicians and Surgeons. President, Miami Dade Chapter of Association of Former Intelligence Officers. Chairman: National Symposium on Business Intelligence and Law; American Bar Association, National Security Committee. U.S. State Department Commendation, Council of International Visitors, 2002; U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 3-2. Former Member, University of Miami Board of Trustees. Former Chairman, State Theater of Florida, Miami.