Associate editor, Lawyers Co-Operative Publishing Company, 1976-1977
Law clerk, Hon. Julia Cooper Mack, District of Columbia Court of Appeals, 1977-1978
Attorney, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 1978-1986
Associate professor, North Carolina Central University School of Law, 1986-1990
Associate judge, North Carolina Court of Appeals, 1990
Commissioner, North Carolina Utilities Commission, 1991-1998
Private practice, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1998-2003
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