Utilization of education, experience and professional skills to inform my clients of their legal rights and assist them in obtaining justice through the legal system.
Attorney Dolores Preston Merritt has practiced in Detroit, Michigan for over 25 years. She retired from the Detroit Public School System where she began her career as a teacher, administrator and Attorney in the Office of Labor Affairs.
1949-1950 University of Illinois, Navy Pier, Chicago
1950-1953 Wilson Junior College (Now Martin Luther King Junior College)
1953-1955 Wayne State University: Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and Social Studies, combined
1970-1972 Wayne State University: Master of Education
1972-1976 Wayne State University: Doctorate Educational Sociology
1976-1982 Wayne State University: Juris Doctor Degree
1956-1957 Teacher, Sumpter Township, Belleville, MI
1958-1962 Teacher, Chicago Public Schools
1962- 1988 Detroit Public Schools
Teacher Primary Unit to Grade 6
Student Teacher Trainer Grades 5-6
Reading and Math Lab Teacher Grades 6-8
Supervisor of Teachers, Primary Unit to Grade 6
Recipient of Fulbright-Hayes Grant: eight week training
Teaching experience in Zimbabwe, South Africa
Adult Education- Reading and Math
Attorney in Labor Affairs
1974-1980 Instructor Wayne County Community College
1988-1993 Attorney: Patrick, Fields and Preston-Cooper, P.C.
1993- Present Dolores Preston-Cooper, P.C.
Married to James D. Merritt and mother of four children:
Deborah Jameen Love (Peel)- Parent Advocate for families with deaf/hard of hearing children and business owner.
Lynnette Alicia Love - 1988 Olympic Gold- 1996 Bronze Medal in Taekwondo: Realtor
Esther Rene Cooper Williams- Police Officer
Stephen Bernard Cooper- Doctor of Chiropractic & Business Developer
Hong Kong, Korea, Brazil, Argentina, Zimbabawe, Kenya, Egypt, Ethiopia, Caribbean, Mexico, Canada, England, Spain, China and Italy
Dolores Preston-Cooper, PC (313-477-7843)
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