2005Humanitarian Award
Kansas Trial Lawyers Association

2000Justinian Award for Professional Excellence
Johnson County Bar Association

2000Named in the 1983-2000 editions
The Best Lawyers in America (Civil Litigation)

1997Dean of the Trial Bar Award
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association

199760 year pin
Kansas Bar Association

1989Distinguished Service Award
Kansas Bar Association

1989Arthur C. Hodgson Award
Kansas Trial Lawyers Association

1984Honorary Doctor of Law
Washburn University

1970Distinguished Service Award
Washburn Law School Association