Party affiliation: Republican
Associate Feldman, Waldman & Kline, San Francisco, 1975-1976, Law Offices John Wynne Herron, 1976-1980. Of counsel Haines & Walker, Livermore, 1980. Partner Haines Walker & Scott, 1980-1984.
Officer, director, shareholder Smith, Etnire, Polson and Scott, Pleasanton, 1984-1988. Private practice, 1988—2009. Law judge United States Administration, since 2009.
Judge pro tempore Livermore-Pleasanton Municipal Court, 1981-1983. Settlement commissioner Alameda County Superior Court, 1994-1909, judge pro tempore, 2001-2008. Lecturer California Continuing Education of Bar.
Rear admiral United States Navy, 1968—2001.
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President Walnut Creek Open Space Foundation, California, 1981—1983. Fellow: National Conference Bar President, American Bar Foundation. Member: American Bar Association (house delegations since 2003, member judicial division since 2009, executive committee, national conference administrative law judges, judicial division since 2009), Alameda-Contra Costa County Trial Lawyers Association (board directors 2005-2006, treasurer 2007, secretary 2008, president elect 2009), Alameda County Bar Association (chairman law office economics committee 1986-1987, member judicial nomination evaluation committee 1996-1997, chair task force 1997, board directors 1997-1998, vice president 1999, president-electrical 2000, president 2001), California State Bar (member standing committee on lawyer referral services 1985-1988, member executive committee law practice management section 1988-1993, chair 1992-1993), Eastern Alameda County Bar Association (vice president 1981-1982), College Master Advisers and Barristers (senior counsel), Consumer Attorneys California (reviewer pending legislation), American Association Justice, Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce, Livermore Chamber of Commerce (past chairman growth study 1983), Million Dollar Advisers Forum.