Senior staff associate Institute for Research in Public Safety, Bloomington, Indiana, 1977-1983. Director legal affairs Council State Governments, Lexington, Kentucky, 1983-1987. Legal counsel, director marketing Hudson Institute, Indianapolis, 1987-1989.
Editor, public Indiana Legislative Insight, since 1989, Indiana Gaming Insight, Indianapolis, since 1993, Indiana Education Insight, Indianapolis, since 1997. Researcher D.T. Skelton Service Associates Inc., Bloomington, 1983-1988.
Chairman City of Bloomington Environmental Quality & Conservation Commission, 1982, member Redistricting Committee, 1982-1983, City of Noblesville (Indiana) Planning Commission, 1989-1996. Co-chair election subcommittee of urban, state and local government law government operations committee 1994-1996. Member American Bar Association (vice chairman committee election law administrative law section 1984-1990), Council on Governmental Ethics Laws (steering committee 1987-1990), American Political Science Association, Midwest Political Science Association, Indiana State Bar Association (chair governmental practice section 1991-1992), Columbia Club.