Party affiliation: Democrat
Associate Juris Doctor Lee & Associates, Madisonville, 1978-1980. Partner Lee & Alliman Law Offices, 1980—1990. Sole practice, 1990—2004.
Judge Tennessee Court Appeals Eastern section, 2004—2008. Justice Tennessee Supreme Court, since 2008. Attorney Town of Madisonville, 1982-1988, County of Monroe, 1990-2004, City of Vonne, 1998-2004.
Judge City of Madisonville, 2002-2004.
Member American Bar Association, American Judicature Society, National Association Women Judges, Tennessee Trial Lawyer Association, American Trial Lawyers Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Tennessee Lawyers Association for Women (director), Eastern tennessee lawyers Association for Women (president), Knoxville Executive Women's Association (secretary), Monroe County Bar Association.