Assistant county attorney, Texas County, 1964. County attorney, 1965-1967. District attorney Oklahoma 1st Judicial District, Guymon, 1967—2003.
Advisory committee Oklahoma Commission Criminal and Traffic Enforcement Systems, 1972. Active Governor's Commission Community Affairs and Planning, 1972-1975. Faculty Panhandle State College, 1974-1992.
Member Oklahoma District Attorney Training Council, 1976-2003. Active Oklahoma Bureau Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Commission, 1992-1998.
Served with infantry Army of the United States, 1958-1960. Member Oklahoma Bar Association (legal ethics committee 1971-1972), Texas County Bar Association (president 1966, 1970-1971), National District Attorneys Association, Oklahoma District Attorneys Association (president 1972, executive committee 1971-2001), Elks Club, Rotarian Club, Phi Alpha Delta.