Party affiliation: Social Democratic Party of Germany
Chairwoman, Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (Social Democratic Party of Germany), sub-district, Main Taurus. Hessen Minister of Justice, since 1991. Deputy Member of Bundesrat, since 1991.
Scientific worker. Institute for Employment Law, University of Frankfurt, 1977-1981. Judge, Welfare Tribunals. Frankfurt, Wiesbaden and District Welfare Tribunal, Darmstadt, 1981-1984.
Director, Wiesbaden Welfare Tribunal, 1984-1989. Head of Department, Welfare, Youth and Housing, Frankfurt, 1989-1991.