Awarded the Max Goodman Family Law Legacy Award for 2017 presented by the Southwestern Law School Alumni Association
Recognition by the American Bar Association for Outstanding Contribution to the Family Law Section for years 2010-2016
Named Family Law Person of the Year for 2009 by the Southern California Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Named Fellow of the Year by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers in 2010
Awarded the Spirit of CEB at the State Bar of California Annual Meeting (Long Beach, September 16, 2011) for his contribution to the education of attorneys in California
Divorce & Tax Issues, AAML 2017; Social Media Meets the Courtroom, AAML 2017; Strategies for Business Valuation in a Depressed Economy; Lecturer, Evidentiary Issues in Divorce, LACBA, Family Law Section 2008; Drafting Premarital and Postmarital Agreements, UCLA Extension, 2008; Effective Legal and Psychological Approaches to Parental Aligment, Estrangement, and Alienation, AFCC, 2008; The Art of the Trial Ethical and Malpractice Minefields in Preparation of and During the Family Law Trial, AAML So Cal Chapter Trial Institute, 2008.
Chair, LA County Bar Family Law Section 2014--15;Council, ABA Family Law Sec, 2013-2016; State Bar of California Family Law Section Chair 2003; Past President Association of Cert. Family Law Specialist, 1993; Chair Family Law Section, Century City Bar Association 1988-90.