Member American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association (president south Florida chapter 1983-1984).
Law clerk to Honorary Edward A. Beard Superior Court District of Columbia, 1969-1970. Trial attorney criminal division United States Department Justice, 1970-1979, attorney-in-charge Miami organized crime strike force, 1980-1984. Deputy chief counsel permanent subcommittee investigations United States Senate, 1979-1980.
Member Edwards & Angell, Providence. Adjunct professor trial advocacy program law school University Miami, 1984-1987. Member committee implement standards admission practice United States District Court (southern district) Florida.
- Bar: District of Columbia 1970, Virginia 1970, United States District Court District of Columbia 1970, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1970, United States District Court Rhode Island 1973, United States Court Appeals (1st circuit) 1975, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1980, United States Court Appeals (5th and 11th circuits) 1981, Florida 1982, United States District Court (southern district) Florida 1982, Rhode Island 1988.