Staff attorney, California Rural Legal Assistance, 1972-1974
Staff attorney, Western Center on Law and Poverty, 1974-1976
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, California, 1976-1981; senior counsel, 1976-1978; director of litigation, 1978-1979; deputy director of litigation, 1979-1980; acting executive director and director of litigation, 1980-1981
Judge, Los Angeles [California] Municipal Court, 1981-1994
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, January 25, 1996; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, January 7, 1997; no Senate vote
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