- Associate Peper, Martin, Jensen, Maichel and Hetlage, St. Louis, 1979-1984. Partner Cupples & Cupples, Professional Corporation, 1985, Cupples, Edwards, Cooper & Singer, St. Louis, 1985-1986, Lashly & Baer, Professional Corporation, St. Louis, 1987-1995, Thompson Coburn LLP, St. Louis, since 1995.
Board directors Estate Planning Council of St. Louis, since 1992, president 2002-2003. Fellow American College Trust and Estate Council. Member American Bar Association, Missouri Bar Association, Bar Association Metropolitan St. Louis (chairman taxation section 1988-1989), Young Lawyers Tax Club (chairman 1983-1987), Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi.