State representative, South Carolina, 1972-1978
Private practice, Pickens, South Carolina, 1973-1992
County attorney, Pickens County, South Carolina, 1986-1992
Judge, South Carolina Circuit Court, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, 1992-2003
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