Party affiliation: Democrat
Assistant district attorney Albany County, New York, 1974—1980, assistant public defender, 1980. Private practice Albany, since 1980. Member adjunct faculty Albany Law School, since 1975.
Member continuing legal education faculty New York State Lawyers & Advisers, Albany, since 1981. Member editorial board Albany Law Review, 1972—1973. Served to captain United States Army, 1966-1970, Vietnam.
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Active Big Brothers-Big Sisters, Providence, 1962—1966. Member of American Association For Justice, New York State Bar Association (Denison Ray award 1998, Outstanding Practitioner of Year 2000), New York State Trial Lawyers Association, National College Criminal Defense, National Institute Trial advocacy, Steuben Athletic (Albany), Wolferts Roost Country Club.