Private practice, Abbeville, Louisiana, 1937-1954
U.S. Naval Reserve lieutenant, 1942-1945
District attorney, Fifteenth Judicial District, Louisiana, 1948-1954
Judge, Louisiana District Court, Fifteenth Judicial District, 1954-1961
Judge, Louisiana Court of Appeal, First Judicial Circuit, 1960-1961
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law was established in 1914. In the Jesuit tradition of academic rigor, pursuit of justice, and service to others, the College of Law has as its mission to educate future members of the Bar to be skilled advocates and sensitive counselors-at-law committed to ethical norms in pursuit of dignity for all. The College of Law offers both civil law and common law curriculums, full time day and part-time evening programs, as well as five joint degree programs. Critical and analytical thinking, ethics and professionalism, and a commitment to serve the community of the 21st century are fostered and encouraged. The College of Law faculty is a community of scholars committed to academic excellence in teaching and scholarship, as well as service for others.