Party affiliation: Democrat
Associate Law Offices of Thomas G. Neusom, Los Angeles, 1982-1983. Private practice law, 1984-1988. Attorney Los Angeles Community College, 1984-1985.
General counsel Los Angeles Trade Technology College Foundation, 1986-1988. Of counsel Wilson, Becks & Pyfrom, Los Angeles, 1986-1988. Deputy city attorney, since 1988.
Denomination: African Methodist Episcopalian
Member American Bar Association, California Bar Association (committee on ethnic minorities 1988-1992), Los Angeles County Bar Association, Los Angeles County Barristers Association (executive committee 1986-1991), National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Black Women Lawyers of L. A. (parliamentarian 1985-1986), John M. Langston Bar Association, Jack & Jill of America, Los Angeles Chapter.