Denomination: Roman Catholic
Counselor Jewish Vocational Service, Chicago, 1967-1968. Rehabilitation counselor Florida Department Vocational Rehabilitation, Miami, 1968-1970. Special assistant, assistant United States attorney United States Department Justice, 1978-1980.
Associate Pyszka & Kessler, P.A., 1980-1983. Partner Touby & Smith, P.A., 1983-1989, Touby, Smith, DeMahy & Drake, P.A., Miami, 1989-1994, Touby & Woodward, P.A., Miami, since 1994. Chairman advisory executive board Paralegal Education program Barry University, 1986-1987.
Lecturer Food and Drug Law Institute, 1987-1989, 91. Lecturer environmental law Executive Enterprises, 1987-1988. Lecturer trial techniques, Hispanic National Bar Association, St. Thomas Law School.
Adjunct professor product liability Canada Government, United States Trade and Marketing Department, 1989-1995.
Member American Bar Association, American Inns of Court (president 1998-1999, president-elect St. Thomas Law School chapter 1997-1998, president 1998-1999), Dade County Bar Association (legal aid, public services committee 1988), Federal Bar Association (board directors 1989—2010, vice president 1991-1992, president-elect Southern Florida chapter 1992-1993, president 1993-1994), Cuban-American Bar Association, Phi Delta Phi (province president 1982-1985, board directors 1985-1987).