Party affiliation: Democrat
Staff member United States Department State, American Embassy, Rio de Janeiro, 1956-1958. With psychological research units Institute Human Development, Institute Personality Assessment and Research, University California, Berkeley, 1961-1968. Adjunct professor criminal justice program University Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 1976-1978.
Private practice immigration and nationality law, 1976—2002.
Member of Florida Bar (immigration and nationality law certified committee 1994-1999, certified in immigration and nationality law 1995—2008, chairman certified committee 1997-1998), Bar Association 8th Judicial Circuit Florida, American Immigration Lawyers Association (board directors Central Florida chapter 1985-1994, chairman Central Florida chapter 1988-1989, national board directors 1988-1989, co-chairman southern regional liaison committee 1990-1992, board directors Central Florida chapter 1995-1996, 1997—2000), Altrusa.