- Associate Graves, Dougherty, Hearon & Moody, Austin, Texas, 1978-1985, partner, shareholder, 1985-1993. Partner Osborne, Lowe, Helman & Smith, LLP, 1993-2000, Osborne & Helman, LLP, Austin, 2001—2005, Osborne, Helman, Knebel & Deleery, LLP, since 2006. Exam commissioner in estate planning and probate law, Texas Board Legal Specialization, 1990-1994.
Fellow American College Trust and Estate Counsel (member professional standards committee 1990-1993). Member American Bar Association (member real property, probate, and trust law sections), College of the State Bar of Texas, State Bar Texas (member real property, probate and trust law sections), Travis County Bar Association (member probate and estate planning section, president 1991-1992, director 1989-1992, ex-officio director 1992-1993), Order of Coif.