Attorney advisor, Litigation Branch, Federal Bureau of Prisons, 1994-1995
Assistant prosecutor, Jackson County, Missouri, 1995-2001
Drug court commissioner, Circuit Court of Missouri, Sixteenth Judicial Circuit, 2001-2007
Judge, Circuit Court of Missouri, Sixteenth Judicial Circuit, 2007-2012
The mission of the Thurgood Marshall School of Law is to expand opportunities for the underserved in the legal profession; prepare a diverse group of students for leadership roles in the legal profession, business and government; and offer leadership in teaching, research and service with special emphasis on a historically black heritage and tradition.