U.S. Army first lieutenant, 1972-1977; active service, 1972-1973
Law clerk, Hon. Hilton Dier, Addison County [Vermont] District Court, 1973
Public defender, Addison County, Vermont, 1974-1978
Private practice, Middlebury, Vermont, 1978-1995
Adjunct professor, Vermont Law School, 1978-1995
Campaign manager, Leahy for U.S. Senate, 1992
U.S. Sentencing Commission, 1999-2010; vice chair, 1999-2009; chair, 2009-2010
Established in 1865, The George Washington University Law School is the oldest law school in Washington, DC. The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a charter member of the Association of American Law Schools. The law school is located on the GW campus in the downtown neighborhood familiarly known as Foggy Bottom. The law school has a total enrollment of about 2,000 students. Approximately 1,400 students are in the full-time division for the JD degree and 300 are enrolled in the part-time division. 300 students, many from abroad, are enrolled in graduate law degree programs.