Denomination: Roman Catholic
Private practice, Scranton, Northeastern Pennsylvania, since 1956. Panel member and speaker at various legal symposiums. Chairman and commissioner Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission.
Chairman Governor's Special Trial Court nomination commission, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, 1987. Disciplinary board Supreme Court Pennsylvania hearing committee, 1987. Lawyer's advisory committee United States Court Appeals (3d circuit), 1983-1986, United States District Court (middle district) Pennsylvania, 1981-1986.
Chairman, trustee Marywood College, trustee St. Mary's Villa. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers. Member American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Pennsylvania Defense Institute, American Board Trial Advocates (certified), Lackawanna County Bar Association, Scranton C. of Chamber (board directors), Country Club of Scranton (president 1974-1979), Friendly Sons of St. Patrick (president 1986).