General attorney Office General Counsel, Department Agriculture, 1960—1961. Assistant Corporate Counsel for District of Columbia, 1961—1967. Attorney-adviser Office General Counsel, Bureau for Africa, Agency for International Development, 1967—1969.
Partner Wilkes & Artis, Washington, 1969—1975. Associate judge Superior Court District of Columbia, 1975—1991, senior judge, since 1991, presiding judge Family division, 1988—1990. Professorial lecturer law George Washington University National Law Center, 1982-1983.
Lecturer criminal justice National Cathedral School/St. Albans School, 1985. Faculty advisor National Judicial College, 1995.
Member general alumni governor board George Washington University, 1972-1980. Board directors National Child Support Enforcement Association, 1994-1997, The Washington Savoyards Ltd., 1991-1996, Trinity Chamber Orchestra, since 2001. Member American Bar Association, Bar Association District of Columbia, District of Columbia Bar, George Washington Law Association (executive committee 1972-1977), The Barristers (executive committee 1981), George Washington American Inn of Court (president 1999—-2000, Phi Delta Phi (president Barrister Inn 1974-1975).