Law clerk Los Angeles County Superior Court, Los Angeles, 1968. Associate Beardsley, Hufstedler, 1969—1972. Partner Hufstedler, Miller, Carlson & Beardsley, 1972, predecessor firm Beardsley, Hufstedler & Kemble, Los Angeles, 1972.
Lecturer continuing education of the bar Rutter Group.
Member of Loyola University Law School (board vistors since 1985), Los Angeles County Bar Association (president 1984-1985, board governor since 1986), State Bar California, American Academy Matrimonial Lawyers, American Bar Association, University Southern California (board councillors 1983), Chancery.