Bar: Texas 1961, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1967. Private practice, Houston, 1961-1964. Municipal judge, Houston, 1964-1973.
Judge Court Domestic Relations, Houston, 1974. Executive director Texas Judicial Council, Austin, 1974-1994. Administrative director Texas Office Court Administration, 1977-1994.
Member Houston Bar Association, American Judicature Society (director 1972-1976), American Judges Association (Amicus Curiae award 1968, Outstanding Judicial Service award 1973, American Judicial award for judicial administration 1978, Board of Governors 1969-1975), National Conference on Judiciary, South Texas College Law Alumni Association (president 1966), Phi Alpha Delta (Board of Governors 1966-1978, international president 1974-1976, Outstanding Public Svc. award 1995).