Assistant attorney general, State of Missouri, 1975-1979
Judge, Columbia [Missouri] Municipal Court, 1979-1983
Private practice, Columbia, Missouri, 1980-1983
Faculty, University of Missouri-Columbia Law School, 1983-1996; associate professor, 1983-1987; professor, 1987-1996
Deputy attorney general, State of Missouri, 1992-1993
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