Party affiliation: Democrat
Law clerk United States District Court, Columbia, South Carolina, 1971—1972. Partner Solomon, Kahn, Smith & Baumil, Charleston, since 1972. Adjunct professor medical-legal jurisprudence Methodist University South Carolina, 1976—1980.
Served with United States Army Reserve, 1968-1972.
Member of American Bar Association, 4th Circuit Judicial Conference (permanent member), American Board Trial Advocates (funding member, Charleston (North Carolina) chapter), Trial Lawyers Public Justice (funding member), Association Trial Lawyers American (state committeeman 1974-1978, board governors), South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association (president 1982-1983), South Carolina Bar Association, Phi Delta Phi, Order Wig & Robe.