U.S. Army Reserve captain, 1967-1973
Legislative assistant, U.S. Sen. Strom Thurmond, South Carolina, 1970-1972
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of South Carolina, 1972-1976, 1983-1986; Criminal Division, 1972-1976; Civil Division, 1983-1986
Private practice, Edgefield, South Carolina, 1976-1983
Founded in 1867, the mission of the School of Law is to teach law through in-depth study; to contribute through faculty and student research to the common good, to the fund of legal knowledge, and to legal development and reform; and to cooperate with state government, the community, and the organized Bar in developing and implementing appropriate programs in legal research, law reform, criminal justice reform, and continuing legal education.
U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina, 1986-1991