Assistant prosecutor, Berrien County, Michigan, 1975-1981
Prosecutor, Berrien County, Michigan, 1981-1989
Deputy assistant attorney general, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1989-1993
Special assistant to the director, Michigan Department of Corrections, 1993-1995
Judge, Michigan District Court, Fifth Judicial Circuit, 1995-1996
Judge, Michigan Circuit Court, Second Judicial Circuit, 1996-2007
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan, June 28, 2006; no Senate vote
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