Private practice, Memphis, Missouri, 1967-1979
Prosecutor, Schuyler County, Missouri, 1967-1975
Prosecutor, Scotland County, Missouri, 1969-1971
Prosecutor, Putnam County, Missouri, 1968
Judge, Circuit Court of Missouri, First Judicial Circuit, 1979-1996
The MU School of Law aspires to be the school of choice for outstanding students, both from Missouri and other states. As a national leader in the field of dispute resolution, we seek to complement a strong traditional curriculum with an orientation toward lawyering as a problem-solving endeavor. We strive to foster a diverse faculty of nationally recognized scholars who are committed to effective teaching, and to attract a student body with diverse experiences and views. We also strive to offer an intellectually rigorous and collegial environment for the study of law. Furthermore, we seek to graduate well-rounded lawyers who are sensitive to ethical issues, prepared to serve clients, and ready to be leaders in promoting justice.