Party affiliation: Republican
- Assistant public defender Missouri State Public Defender, St. Joseph, 1993-1994, district public defender Troy, 1994-1997. Partner Mueller, Suddarth & Beck, 1997—2002, Mueller, Beck & Meyer, since 2002.
Member Lincoln County Representatives, Troy, since 1993. Campaign manager for Candidate for State Republican, Citizens for Michael Schaper, Troy, 1994. Member American Bar Association, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, National Lawyers Association, National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers, Missouri Bar Association (chair juvenile courts and laws committee 2004-2006), Missouri Association Criminal Defense Lawyers, Lincoln County Bar Association (president 2006^), Missouri Bar Leadership Academy, Missouri Juvenile Justice Association, National Academy Elder Law Attorneys, Missouri Association Trial Attorneys (board governors 2006^), Circle K International (district lieutenant governor 1989-1990, district secretary 1990-1991, international trustee 1991-1992, international president 1992-1993), Kiwanis International (assistant district administrator for Circle K International 1994-1995, since 1998, district administrator for Circle K International 1995-1996, regional counselor for Key Club International 1995-1996, vice president 1997-1998, president 1998-1999), Christian Legal Society, Society Distinguished Collegians, Troy C. of Chamber (board directors 1997-1998, vice president 2004, president 2006).