Associate Prickett, Ward, Burt & Sanders, Dover, Delaware, 1970, 1973, partner, 1974. Deputy attorney general State of Delaware, 1971—1972. Vice president, director Prickett, Jones, Elliott, Kristol & Schnee, Dover, 1974—1988.
Associate judge Superior Court, 1988—1990, research judge, 1990—1994. Vice chancellor Court Chancery, Delaware, 1994—2000. Justice Delaware Supreme Court, since 2000, chief justice, since 2004.
Member executive committee Delaware Democratic State Committee, 1974—1988. Board directors Childrens Bureau Delaware, Delaware News Council. Chairman Consumer Affairs Board, 1974—1988, Central Delaware Health Care Corporation, 1990—1993.
Served to 1st. lieutenant United States Army, 1970, colonel retired Delaware National Guard, 1974-1997.
Member of American Bar Association (member judicial liaison commercial and business litigation committee, business section), Del-Vets, Commission on Court 2000 (Delaware), Kent County Bar Association (past president), Virginia State Bar, Delaware Bar Association (past vice president), Kiwanis (past president), Rehoboth Beach Country Club, Wilmington Club, Masons.