Party affiliation: Democrat
Law clerk United States District Judge, 1996—1998. Prosecutor City of Camden, South Carolina, 2000. Attorney Savage, Royall and Sheheen LLP.
Member District 52 South Carolina House of Representatives, 2001—2004. Member District 27 South Carolina State Senate, since 2005, member Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, Fish, Game and Forestry Committee, General Committee, Judiciary Committee & Transportation Committee. Adjunct instructor University South Carolina School Law, 1998—2001.