Frank, a licensed California Attorney, managed Cityline, the City Hall based information and referral service, 1984-87, on behalf of the Oakland Public Library,  Frank spent the majority of his career as a law librarian, including stints at the Clark County Law Library in Las Vegas, Nevada, and at the U.S., Department of Interior, Federal Communications Commission and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission libraries in Washington, D.C. He also worked as a law librarian for the Georgetown University Law Center and the Library of Congress.