- State of Missouri, 1975
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit
- U.S. Tax Court
- Washington University in St. Louis, LL.M.
- University of Denver, J.D.
- Harvard University, B.A.
- The Missouri Bar Association
- Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
- The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
- The Lawyers Association of St. Louis
- United States Marine Corps, Specialty Training as Machine Gunner, 1970 – 1976
- Honorable Discharge
- Shriners Hospitals for Children
- Potentate of Moolah Temple, 2011, for all Shriners in eastern half of Missouri
- Married to Louise A. Brandenburg since 1983, four children