Party affiliation: Democrat
Officer, attorney advisory Administrative Law Division, The Pentagon, United States Army, Washington, 1974—1977. Member Hurwitz Remer MacDonald & Meade, Newport Beach, California, 1977—1983. Of counsel Hurwitz, Remer & Di Vincenzo, 1983—1986.
Private practice, 1983—1986. Partner Obrien, Gazin, & Peterson, since 1986. Hearing officer California State Bar Court, since 1981.
General counsel World Floor Covering Association. Instructor Pepperdine University Graduate Business School, 1983—1985, 1987. Executive editor University of California at Los Angeles-Alaska Law Review, 1972—1973.
Captain Judge Advocate General Corps United States Army, 1974-1977.
Board directors Western Diabetes Foundation, 1980—1985, Orange County Legal Aid Society, since 1983. President, since 1994. Member of American Bar Association, American Diabetes Association, United States Ski Association, University of California at Los Angeles Law Alumni Association, California Trial Lawyers Association, Orange County Bar Association (chairman legislation committee 1981-1982, vice chairman state bar delegate 1982, director 1982-1987), Alpha Sigma Nu, Beta Gamma Sigma.