"Celebrating Volume 50: The Early history of the Washburn Law Journal," 50 Washburn Law Journal 433 (2011).
"Evidence." Kansas Bar Association 2011 Kansas Annual Survey.
"Revised Kansas Code of Civil Procedure" continuing legal education presentation, Crawford County Bar Association, December 2010; Leavenworth County Bar Association, December 2010; Sam Crow Inn of Court, September 2010; Topeka Women Attorneys Association, August 2010.
"The Judicial Process of Revising Jury Instructions for Comprehensibility" (panelist),Writing to Win: Plain Language Jury Instructions, Washburn University School of Law, April 2008
House Judicary Committee in support of SB 35, which would adopt the state courts Federal Rule of Evidence 502 on waiver of attorney-client privilege, March 2011
House Judiciary Committee in opposition to bill changing method of selecting court of appeals judges from nonpartisan merit selection to gubernatorial appointment with senate confirmation, February 2011
Senate Judiciary Committee, January 2011
Testified on behalf of the Kansas Judicial Council Civil Code Advisory Committee before the Kansas House Judiciary Committee about HB 2656, Feb. 11, 2010
Testified opposing HCR 5005 and HB 2123, Kansas House Judiciary Committee, Feb. 12, 2009
Awards and honors
Justice Award, Kansas Supreme Court (2012)
2011 Distinguished Alumni Award, University of Kansas School of Law
Chairman, ABA/AALS Accreditation Site Evaluation Team
Kansas Commission on Judicial Performance
Style committee liaison, National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, Uniform Recordation of Custodial Interrogations Act and the Uniform Regulation of Charities Act drafting committees, 2009-