Affiliations, Honors & Awards

Legal and Community Affiliations

State Bar of Michigan

  • Member, 1987 – Present
  • Former Associate Member, Standing Committee for Character and Fitness
  • Former Member, Criminal Justice Task Force Committee
  • Former Member, Criminal Jurisprudence Committee
  • Former Member, Representative Assembly
  • Former Member, Law Day Committee
  • Former Lecturer, Family Law Section

Oakland County Bar Association

Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School

  • Adjunct Professor of Law, 2011 – Present

American Bar Association

  • Member

Wayne County Criminal Defense Bar Association

  • Member, 2016 – Present

Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan

  • Member, 1987 – 2013

Syndicated radio show, “Ask the Attorney”

  • Host, 2003 – 2007

Oakland University

  • Assistant Adjunct Professor, 1992 – 2002

Michigan Association of Black Judges

  • Member, 1994 – 2001
Oakland County Inns of Court

  • Charter Member, Secretary and Treasurer, 1996 – 1997

Oakland County Circuit Court

  • Member, Criminal Assignment Committee, 1996
  • Former Member, Bench/Bar Committee

Madonna University

  • Assistant Adjunct Professor, 1990 – 1992

All-Ivy League Team

  • Member, Outdoor Track, 1978 – 1981

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

  • Vice President, 1980
  • Member

Michigan Civil Rights Committee

  • Former Hearing Referee

Oakland County Bar Foundation

  • Former Fellow

West Publishing Company

  • Former Member, CD-ROM Advisory Board

Oakland/Pontiac Visiting Nurses Association

  • Former Member, Board of Directors

Grace Centers of Hope

  • Former Member, Board of Directors

Circuit and District Court Committees

  • Former Member

Pro Bono Advisory Committee

  • Former Member

Cincinnati Inns of Court

  • Former Charter Member

Honors & Awards