Private practice, Minnesota, 1981-1983, 1993-1995
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Minnesota, 1983-1993
Judge, Minnesota District Court, Fourth Judicial District, 1995-1998
Associate justice, Minnesota Supreme Court, 1998-2002
Appointed as Joan Ericksen Lancaster
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