Party affiliation: Republican
Law clerk Henderson & Sturm, Omaha, 1981. Partner Stoller & Larson, Spirit Lake, Iowa, 1981-1984. Private practice, 1984-1998.
Alternate district associate judge Iowa Judicial District 3A, 1983-1998, district associate judge, since 1998.
Member Iowa State Bar Association (committee on patents, trademarks and copyrights 1982-1986), Iowa Judges Association, District 3A Bar Association (president 1983-1984), DIckinson County Bar Association (chairman American citizen committee 1982-1983, president 1983-1984), Iowa Patent Law Association, Iowa Great Lakes Chamber of Commerce (ambassador 1982-1986), Okoboji Yacht Club (trophy chairman 1984-1988, board directors since 1987), Kiwanis (chairman finance committee 1983, board directors 1984, president 1987), Masons, Order Eastern Star.