Markeisha Miner Honored by Wolverine Bar Association

Markeisha Miner Honored by Wolverine Bar Association

7/16/2007
Dickinson Wright attorney Markeisha Miner has received the 2007 Margrette Taylor Distinguished Young Lawyer Award from the Wolverine Bar Association. The award recognizes commitment to professional excellence and the betterment of the community through involvement in civic, community-based and professional organizations. Miner is an Associate in Dickinson Wright's Detroit office. Her areas of practice emphasis include commercial and business litigation, product liability litigation, and schools and educational institutions. Miner earned a B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from Mount Holyoke College, and a J.D. degree from the University of Michigan. During law school, she was executive editor of the Michigan Journal of Race and Law; a legal extern at the Commission on Gender Equality, Durban, South Africa; and a student attorney at the Legal Assistance for Urban Communities Clinic. She served as law clerk to the Honorable Anna Diggs Taylor, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, from 2002-2004. Her professional and community involvement activities include membership in the State Bar of Michigan; the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan; the Wolverine Bar Association; the Federal Bar Association, Eastern District of Michigan Chapter; the Greater Faith Missionary Baptist Church; the Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History; the Mount Holyoke Alumnae Club of Detroit; and the University of Michigan Alumni Association. Miner was honored during the June 29 Wolverine Bar Association Annual President's Dinner. The Margrette Taylor Distinguished Young Lawyer Award recognizes an attorney who has fostered the legacy of the award's namesake, who died in 2000 in an auto accident. About Dickinson Wright PLLC Dickinson Wright PLLC, founded in 1878, has more than 240 attorneys in offices located in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, and Washington, D.C. Dickinson Wright is a full-service law firm with more than 40 practice areas. For more information, visit www.dickinsonwright.com
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