U.S. Army, 1963-1975
Law clerk, Hon. John D. Butzner, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 1971-1972
Private practice, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1975-1977
Adjunct professor, University of Virginia School of Law, 1975-1977, 1992-
Special assistant, Chief Justice of the United States Warren Burger, 1977-1980
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1980-1981
U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board, 1981-1982; deputy special counsel, 1981-1982; acting special counsel, 1982
The Law School was founded in 1779, making it the first law school in the country. It is a part of the state-supported College of William & Mary. They offer a three-year J.D. degree program of full-time study and the joint degrees of Law and Master of Business Administration, Law and Master of Public Policy, and Law and Master of Arts in American Studies. The one-year Master of Laws (LL.M.) in the American Legal System provides advanced education for persons who received their legal training outside the U.S. and are interested in careers in legal practice or education, or who wish to increase their familiarity with the American legal system.
Judge, U.S. Claims Court
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on September 27, 1982, to a new seat authorized by 96 Stat. 27. Confirmed by the Senate on December 10, 1982, and received commission on December 10, 1982. Service terminated on June 19, 1987, due to appointment to another judicial position.