Associate Boyko & Walton, 1970-1971, Walton & Willard, 1971-1973. Partner Gruenberg, Willard & Smith, 1974-1975, Richmond, Willoughby & Willard, Anchorage, 1976-1981, Willoughby & Willard, Anchorage, since 1981. Board directors Alaska Legal Services Corporation, 1979-1980.
Member Anchorage advisory council American Arbitration Association, since 1978. Member Alaska Commercial Arbitration Panel, since 1975. Vice chairman Alaska Code Revision Commission, 1976-1978.
Member Anchorage Transportation Commission, 1983-1987, chairman, 1986-1987. Chairman Alaska State Officers' Compensation Commission, since 1986.
Trustee Alaska Indian Arts, Inc., since 1970, Chilkat Dancer of Alaska, since 1965. Member Anchorage Port Commission, since 1987, chairman, since 1989. Member Alaska Bar Association (president 1979-1980, governor 1977-1980), American Bar Association (Alaska Bar delegate to house of deals, standing committee unauthorized practice of law 1980-1983, chairman 1982-1983, standing committee on bar activities and services since 1983), National Conference Bar Presidents (executive council 1985-1988), Western States Bar Conference (vice president 1981-1982, president 1983-1984), American Judicature Society, Association Trial Lawyers American, National Conference Bar Foundation (board trustees since 1982, vice president 1987-1988, president 1988-1989).