Party affiliation: Republican
Partner Adrian & Walker, Newton, 1973-1977, Ice, Turner & Ice, Newton, 1982-1984. Chief legislation assistant to Senator James Pearson, Washington, 1977-1978. Member Kansas Parole Board, Topeka, 1979-1982.
District judge Harvey County Court, Newton, 1984—2002. Chief judge Ninth Judicial District, since 2002. Member Kansas Sentencing Commission, 1989-2000, chairman, 1997-2000.
Adjunct institute restorative community justice Bethel College, 2000^. Advisor model penal code revision American Law Institute, 2002^. National assistant state sentencing and corrections program Vera Institute Justice, 1999^.