Staff attorney, Sandoval County [New Mexico] Legal Services, 1976-1978
Private practice, New Mexico, 1978-1996
Judge, New Mexico Court of Appeals, 1996-2001
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico, August 2, 2001; no Senate vote
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