Party affiliation: Democrat
- Partner Farrell & Ballman, St. Louis, since 1963. Delegate United Nations Conference Environmental Contamination, London, 1984. With Member of Parliament United States Marine Corps, 1956-1957.
Lay reader Episcopal Church. Member of American Association For Justice, American Bar Association, National Rifle Association (certified life master outdoor pistol competition 1963), Association Trial Lawyers America, American Judicature Society, Missouri Association Trial Attorneys (director continuing education 1978-1979, president 1990, Outstanding Achievement award 1980), Lawyers Association St. Louis, Missouri Bar Association (lecturer continuing education since 1977), St. Louis Bar Association (chairman trial section 1975, assistant editor journal 1976-1979, certified of special service 1975).