American College of Trial Lawyers. Member, Federal Practice Committee (D. Minn.), 2001-2006. Member, 1996-2002, Chair, 2000-2002, Lawyer Trust Account Board. Director, 1979-1990, Chair, 1984-1985 and Volunteer Attorney, Volunteer Lawyers Network. Board Member and Volunteer Attorney, Children's Law Center of Minnesota, 2005—. Founding Director, Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights, 1983-1988. Member, Arbitration and Mediation Panels, American Arbitration Association. Director, 1992—, Chair, 2002-2004, Fund for Legal Aid Society. Former Faculty Member, National Institute for Trial Advocacy and Minnesota Advocacy Institute. Volunteer Attorney, Louisiana Death Penalty Cases, 1987—. Founding Director and Mediator, The Mediation Center. Qualified Neutral, Minnesota Supreme Court ADR Review Board. Member, Academy of Court Appointed Masters. Member: Hennepin County (Chair, "A Call to Justice" Task Force, 2006-2007; Chair, Bench and Bar Committee, 1983-1984), Minnesota State (Chair, Judicial Administration Committee, 1990-1991; Member, Complex Litigation Task Force, 1991-1992; Member, Judicial Elections Task Force, 1997), Federal and American Bar Associations; Academy of Court Appointed Masters.