"G.G. Dowling Faculty Award" (presented to a faculty member who typifies to fellow faculty outstanding qualities of integrity, concern for others, and legal scholarship), presented by the University of South Carolina School of Law, April 2012.
"Woman of the Year" by the Duquesne University School of Law Women's Law Association, April 2003.
"Regional Partnership Award" presented by the Mon Valley Initiative, October 1998.
Member, the American Law Institute (elected), 2012–present
President, VP, Secretary and Sergeant, USC School of Law, Order of the Coif 2011–2015.
Founding Partner, SC Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, 2010.
Co-Chair, Governance Audit Committee, Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA), 2010–2012.
Member, SC Secretary of State Nonprofit Advisory Council, 2009–2012.
Member, USC Faculty Advisory Committee, 2011–2013 (elected).
Member, USC Faculty Selections Committee, 2011–2013.
Member, USC Admissions Committee, 2010–2011.
Member, USC Law School Curriculum Committee, 2009–2010.
Technical Assistance Team, Collaboration for Community Change (C3), South Carolina 2010–2011.
Board President, Bethlehem Project
Board Member, Pittsburgh Neighborhood Legal Services Association
Board Member, Redstone Highlands Presbyterian Seniorcare
Board Member, Adelphoi, Inc. Planned Giving Council