1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1956-1960. Member 10th Circuit District Judges Association (president 1995-1998), Federal Judges Association (board directors 1996-2001), National Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, New Mexico Bar Association, New Mexico Judicial Council (vice chairman 1973, chairman 1973-1975, disciplinary board of Supreme Court of New Mexico vice chairman 1980, chairman 1981-1984.).
Associate Matias A Zamora, Santa Fe, 1963-1964. Partner Wilkinson, Durrett & Conway, Alamogordo, 1964-1967, Durrett, Conway & Jordon, Alamogordo, 1967-1980, Montgomery & Andrews, P.A., Albuquerque, 1980-1986. City attorney Alamogordo, 1966-1972.
Member New Mexico State Senate, 1970-1980, minority leader, 1972-1980. Judge United States District Court New Mexico, Albuquerque, 1986—1994, chief judge, 1994—2000, senior judge, since 2000. Member Judicial Resources Committee, 1995—1998.