Honors and Certifications

  • American Bar Association:
    • Member: Real Property, Trust and Estate Law (RPTE) and Business Law Sections
    • Past Co-Chair: Real Property Division Task Force on Governmental Submissions
    • Past Member: RPTE Standing Planning Committee
    • Past Member: RPTE Governing Council
    • Past Co-Chair: RPTE Standing Communications Committee
    • Past Vice-Chair: RPTE Standing Continuing Legal Education Committee
    • Past Chair: RPTE Real Property Division Continuing Legal Education Committee
    • Past Chair: RPPT Sports, Entertainment, Gaming and Related Real Estate Committee
    • Past Chair: RPTE Loan Practices and Lender Liability Committee
  • American College of Mortgage Attorneys (ACMA) Fellow:
    • Member: ACMA Board of Regents
    • Chair: ACMA Strategic Planning Committee
    • Member: Title Insurance Comittee
    • Member: New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization
    • Member: Branding Task Force
  • State Bar of New Mexico Real Property Section:
    • 2007 Task Force on Issues Facing the Profession
    • New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization, Certified Specialist in Federal Indian Law
  • Community Activities:
    • Alexandria Chamber of Commerce
    • Vice Chair: Government Relations Committee
    • Carpenters Shelter
    • Member: Education and Employment Committee
  • District of Columbia Bar:
    • Real Estate, Housing and Land Use Section
  • Other:
    • ABA Advisor to Uniform Law Commission on Drafting a Model Tribal Probate Code
    • American Land Title Association (Native American Lands Committee)
    • Best Lawyers in America - Native American Law
    • Best Lawyers in America - Real Estate
    • U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers: Best Law Firms in America - Native American Law
    • Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business – Federal Indian Law
    • The International Who’s Who of Real Estate Lawyers
    • Baltimore and Washington DC.s Top Attorneys
    • Martindale-Hubbell Rating: AV
    • Admitted to practice in Virginia, New Mexico, and the District of Columbia
    • Frequent speaker at American and State Bar Association meetings, real estate and Indian law business conferences
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