Party affiliation: Democrat
- Law clerk Montgomery County Circuit Court, Rockville, Maryland, 1978-1979. Partner Debelius, Clifford, Debelius, Crawford & Bonifant, Chartereand predecessor firms, Gaithersburg, since 1979.
Chairperson City of Gaithersburg homeless task force, Gaithersburg, 1988-1992. Member Maryland State Bar Association (board governors 1994-1996), Maryland Trial Lawyers Association (board governors 1996-1998), Montgomery County Bar Association (executive committee 1994-1999, president 1997-1998, chair administration of justice committee 1992-1994), Inns of Court (bencher since 1994).