- Associate Vogel, Branther, Kelly, Knutson, Weir & Bye, Ltd., Fargo, North Dakota, 1974-1985. Justice North Dakota Supreme Court, Bismarck, 1985-1996. Chairman judicial planning committee Joint Procedure Committee.
Board directors Fargo Youth Commission, 1974-1977, Hospice of Red River Valley, Fargo. Chairman Governor's Commission of Children at Risk, 1985, co-chair North Dakota Gender Fairness Committee. Member Cass County Bar Association (president 1984-1985), North Dakota State Bar Association, Burleigh County Bar Association, Order of Coif.