Law clerk, Hon. John T. Copenhaver, Jr., U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia, 1979-1981
Special monitor, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 1981-1982
Private practice, York, Maine, 1983-1995
Judge, Maine District Court, Tenth Judicial District, 1995-2002; deputy chief judge, 2000-2001; chief judge, 2001-2002
Associate justice, Maine Supreme Judicial Court, 2002-2014
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Maine, September 19, 2013; no Senate vote
The West Virginia University College of Law offers a curriculum which blends skills, perspectives, and substantive law courses in a supportive learning environment. WVU is recognized nationally as a leader in providing a student-centered learning experience. The Law Center provides access to the Internet through a wireless network and has other state-of-the-art technology, including connections for laptops at each seat in the classrooms, web access at each carrel in the library, and video conferencing and distance learning facilities. Our graduates are employed at the major law firms in West Virginia, are members of the judiciary, and hold important positions in government. They are also in major law firms from New York City to Hong Kong, Rome to Pittsburgh and San Diego to Richmond. Many graduates also run their own offices and work tirelessly for those who have little or no money but desperately need legal representation.