Party affiliation: Republican
- Associate Elliott & McClure, Professional Corporation, Bourbonnais, Illinois, 1990-1993, Jack Samuel Ring & Associates, Ltd., Chicago, 1993-1997, Dennis T. Schoen, Professional Corporation, Chicago, since 1997.
Vice president membership development Kankakee (Illinois) Area Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1991-1992, vice president community development, 1992-1993. Board directors Kankakee Air Festival, 1991-1992, Contemporary Council for Economic Development, Bourbonnais, Illinois, 1992-1993. Member American Bar Association, Association of Trial Lawyers of America (advisory National College of Advocacy since 1991), Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Chicago Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association, Illinois State University Alumni Association (board directors Chicago Downtown and Northshore chapter 1998-1999), Order of Barristers, Phi Alpha Delta.