- Law clerk to judge The United States of America District Court for Eastern District Missouri, St. Louis, 1983-1984. Associate Padberg, McSweeney, Slater & Merz, 1984-1995, partner, since 1995.
Board directors Guardian Angel Settlement Association, St. Louis, 1986, Brem Catholic Social Ministries, St. Louis, 1986. Appointee St. Louis Board Police Commissioners. Member American Bar Association, Missouri Association Trial Attorneys, Lawyers Association St. Louis (executive committee, president-elect).