Party affiliation: Democrat
Private practice, Biloxi, Mississippi, 1974-1976, 88—. Associate Denton & Persons, 1976-1978. Judge pro tempore Biloxi Municipal Court, 1976-1978.
Assistant prosecuting attorney Harrison County, Biloxi, 1978-1988, county attorney, 1988.
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Board directors Coastal Family Health Center, Biloxi, 1976-1984, 90-92. Member Mississippi Gulf Coast chapter Children's International Summer Villages, 1976-1999. Member Association of Trial Lawyers of America, National District Attorneys Association, Mississippi State Bar, Harrison County Bar Association (president 1995), Gulf Coast Law Institute (board directors 1976-1986, chairman 1978-1979), Biloxi Bay C. of Chamber (board directors 1994-1999), Revelers Carnival Club, Mithras Club.