Private practice, Peoria, Illinois, 1983-2001
Assistant public defender, Peoria County, Illinois, 1986-2001
Commissioner, Illinois Court of Claims, 1996-2001
Adjunct faculty, Bradley University, 2004-2011
Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Tenth Judicial Circuit, 2001-2011
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois, May 27, 2010; no Senate vote
Today, The John Marshall Law School is forging a future of unparalleled achievement: an internationally recognized information technology law program, nationally recognized intellectual property law and real estate law programs, an internationally recognized law journal, international conferences in intellectual property law and information technology law, J.D., LL.M., joint and M.S. degrees, nationally recognized moot court and mock trial teams, and one of the most comprehensive legal writing programs in the nation. With more distinguished scholars joining the faculty and student body each year, John Marshall is on the threshold of a second century of achievement.