CV - Honors and Awards


Spring 2017 Distinguished Scholar in Residence in elder law and financial gerontology

Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, IL

A Distinguished Scholar in Residence is available to the full time faculty to provide research assistance.


2012 Distinguished Service Award recipient    

The John Marshall Law School Alumni Association, Chicago, IL

Each year, the law school’s Alumni Board recognizes up to five alumni who have shown a propensity to frequently provide pro bono service to the institution, the profession, and the community.


Featured Author, August 2011

Bloomberg BNA Tax & Accounting, Washington, DC

Each year, Bloomberg BNA, then BNA, features authors of their various treatises in an annual marketing calendar.


Recipient of several "Unsung Hero" Awards between 2001 and 2007

The Internal Revenue Service, Great Lakes TE/GE Division, Chicago, IL

The Tax Exempt, Governmental Entities Operating Division, Employee Plans Group, Great Lakes Region presents “Unsung Hero” certificates to practitioners in private practice who help to train the Employee Plan agents. 


2001 Nolan Fellow (member of its inaugural class)

The American Bar Association Section of Taxation, Washington, DC

Each year, the Tax Section provides scholarships to up to six young lawyers who are actively involved in the Section and have shown leadership qualities.


2000 Law Student Ambassador of the Year

The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL

Each year, at graduation, the Dean of the school provides an award to the person who helped the faculty and administration promote the school during matriculation.