Legal Organizations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)

      Treasurer, 2003-2004
      Secretary, 2002-2003
      Board of Directors, 1995-2001
      Chair, Budget Committee, 2003-2004
      Co-Chair, Deportation Task Force, 2002
      Co-Chair/Vice-Chair, Legislative Committee, 1994-2002
      Vice Chair, Innocence Project, 1998-2002
      Champion Advisory Board, 1995-2000
      Co-Chair, Internet Website Committee, 1997-2002
      Lawyers’ Assistance Strike Force, 10th Circuit Coordinator, 1997-1999
      White Collar Crime Committee, 1992-2000
      Nominating Committee, 1995-1996

American Board of Criminal Lawyers (ABCL):

      Fellow, 1994-present,
      Board of Governors, 1996-2004


American Bar Association

      Member, Criminal Justice Section Council, 2000-2006


Non-Lawyer Organizations

Lexis Nexis – Martindale Hubbell Legal Advisory Board: 1996-2008


  • Lawyers.Com “Ask a Lawyer” Criminal Law Panelist, 1998 – present (Archive of questions here)
  • USA Patriot Act of 2001: An Analysis by Stanley Mailman, Jeralyn E. Merritt, Theresa M. B. Van Vliet, Stephen Yale-Loehr, Lexis Nexis Publishing, 2002
    An expert analysis of the significant changes in the new USA Patriot Act of 2001. The authors track the legislation by section, explaining both the changes and their potential impact with respect to: enhanced surveillance procedures; money laundering and financial crimes; protecting the border; investigation of terrorism; information sharing among federal and state authorities; enhanced criminal laws and penalties for terrorism offenses, and more.
  • NACDL Champion: “Legislation” – Legislative Affairs Column, 1995-2000; Legislative Update Section of NACDL News, (1994-95).