Bar: New York 1969, United States District Court (northern and southern districts) New York, District of Columbia 1974, Florida 1977, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1978. Attorney, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. New York City, 1969-1972.
Partner law firm Meadow Ruf and Lalor, Professional Corporation, Catskill, New York, 1972-1987. Public defender, Greene County, Catskill, New York, 1972-1976, 1st assistant district attorney, 1978-1988, district attorney, 1988-1990, family, country and surrogate court judge, 1991^. Counsel Village of Catskill, 1972-1980, Village of Coxsackie, 1983-1988, Town of Greenville, 1980, R. Heedlen Found.Recipient Louis McCahill medal, 1969.
Member American Bar Association, Greene County Bar Association (secretary 1975, treasurer 1976, vice president 1977, president 1978), National District Attorneys assosiation, New York State District Attorneys assosiation, New York State Bar Association, National Legal Aide and Defenders assosiation, New York State Defenders Association (board directors 1973-1978), District of Columbia Bar Association, Association of Bar of City of New York, Florida Bar Association, Royal Cork Yacht.