Law clerk United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit), 1957-1958, chief deputy, clerk, 1958-1959. Private practice Smithtown, New York, 1959-1963. Partner O'Rourke & Jordan, Central Islip, 1963-1967.
Assistant district attorney Suffolk County, Riverhead, 1969-1974. Law clerk Supreme Court, Suffolk County, 1975. Investigator New York Supreme Court Appellate Division 2d department, Brooklyn, 1976.
Corporate Counsel City of Newburgh, New York, 1976-1978. Acting city manager, 1978. United States magistrate judge Eastern District New York, Brooklyn, Uniondale, and, Hauppage, New York, 1978-1994, Southern District California, San Diego, 1994, Southern District Ohio, 1996.
Military judge The United States of America Army Judiciary, Washington, 1969-1980. Legislation analyst Center and Eastern European Law Initiative. Retired, 1994.