Private practice, San Diego, California, 1986-1989
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of California, 1989-2000; deputy chief of narcotics, 1995-1997; chief of border crimes, 1997-1998
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 2000-2014; presiding judge, juvenile court, 2010-2013
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, September 19, 2013; no Senate vote
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