Party affiliation: Republican
Attorney Social Security Administration, Baltimore, 1975-1976. Trial attorney Nelson R. Kandel, 1976-1977. Sole practice, 1977-1981.
Partner Jenkins Block & Mering, since 1981. Faculty continuing professional education of lawyers Maryland Institute, Baltimore, since 1986.
Ruling elder Redeemer Presbyterian Church, Presbyterian Church American, Baltimore, since 1982. Served with United States Coast Guard, 1955-1959. Member American Bar Association, Maryland Bar Association, Baltimore City Bar Association, Association Trial Lawyers American, Maryland Trial Lawyers Association, Christian Legal Society, National Organization Social Security Claimant's Republican (executive committee).