Assistant district attorney, Jefferson County, Texas, 1965-1966
Private practice, Beaumont, Texas, 1966-1969, 1973-1995
City attorney, Beaumont, Texas, 1969-1973
Director, Lower Neches Valley Authority, Texas, 1983-1994
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, October 5, 1994; no Senate vote
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