- Associate MacDonald, Illig, Jones & Britton, Erie, 1978-1979, junior partner, 1979-1986, partner, 1987-1992, Conner & Riley, Erie, since 1993. Past chair hearing committee Disciplinary Board Supreme Court Pennsylvania.
Board directors Erie Independence House, Inc., Erie, since 1981, Community Resources for Independence, Erie, since 1990. Fellow Pennsylvania Bar Foundation (life, board directors). Member Association of Trial Lawyers of America, American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association (judicial evaluation commission), Erie County Bar Association (past president), Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association (board governors), National Board of Trial Advocacy (certified civil trial advocate).