Party affiliation: Democrat
Associate Francis R. Paternoster, Esquire, Walton, 1971—1974. Partner Paternoster & Estes, 1974—1980, Paternoster, Estes & O'Leary, Walton, 1981—1982. Estate tax attorney Delaware County, 1975—1982, county judge Delhi, since 1983.
Surrogate and judge Family Court Delaware County, since 1983. Contributor legal opinions to official law reports, 1983.
Member Delaware County Drug Abuse Council, Delhi, 1973-1976, Delaware County Community Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Development Disabilities Services Board, 1976-1982, vice chairman, 1981-1982. Participant First Statewide Symposium on Rural Development, Institute on Man and Science, Renssalaerville, New York, 1983. Member Association County Judges of State New York, Association Family Court Judges of State New York, Surrogate's Association State New York, Delaware County Magistrate's Association, American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Delaware County Bar Association (president 1981-1982), Masons.