U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers, World War II
Legislative counsel, U.S. Rep. Frances P. Bolton, Ohio, 1948-1949
Private practice, Washington, D.C., and Chevy Chase, Maryland, 1949-1971
Speech and debate coach, American University, 1954-1955
Special counsel on councilmanic redistricting, Montgomery County, Maryland, 1965-1966
Member, Montgomery County [Maryland] Board of Appeals, 1965-1967; chairman, 1966-1967
General counsel, Maryland Public Service Commission, 1967-1971
Adjunct professor, Georgetown University Law Center, 1975-1997
Case Western Reserve University School of Law is one of eight schools at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. The law school is known for its innovation in legal education and blending of practice, theory, and professionalism. It has a long commitment to diversity and admitted students of color in its first entering class in 1892. It was one of the first schools accredited by the American Bar Association and it is a member of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS).
It was initially named for Franklin Thomas Backus, a justice of the Ohio Supreme Court, whose widow donated $50,000 to found the school in 1892.
According to Case Western Reserve's official 2013 ABA-required disclosures, 58.6% of the Class of 2013 obtained full-time, long-term, bar passage-required employment nine months after graduation, excluding solo-practitioners.