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Theresa Doss

Theresa Doss, American judge. Board directors Michigan Metropolitan Girl Scouts Council, Detroit, 1979—1984, Neighborhood Service Organization, 1971—1987; Member of American Bar Association, Wolverine Bar Association (secretary, board directors), Detroit Bar Association (committee member), National Bar Association (board directors), Women Lawyers Association Michigan (president 1973), Michigan District Judges Association 1991, State Bar Michigan.

Background

Doss, Theresa was born on October 8, 1939 in Myrtlewood, Alabama, United States. Daughter of Eddie Edison and Ida (Richards) Doss.

Education

AB, Ohio University, 1961. Juris Doctor, Ohio State University, 1964. Master of Arts, Wayne State University, 2000.

Career

Teacher Cleveland Public Schools, 1961. Law library State Law Library., Lansing, Michigan, 1964—1965. Program developer Archdiocesan Opportunity Organization, Detroit, 1965—1966.

Assistant attorney general Michigan Attorney General, 1966—1976. Judge Common Pleas Court, 1976—1981, 36th District Court, 1981—2003. Member Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission, Detroit, 1995—2001.

Membership

Board directors Michigan Metropolitan Girl Scouts Council, Detroit, 1979—1984, Neighborhood Service Organization, 1971—1987. Member of American Bar Association, Wolverine Bar Association (secretary, board directors), Detroit Bar Association (committee member), National Bar Association (board directors), Women Lawyers Association Michigan (president 1973), Michigan District Judges Association 1991, State Bar Michigan.

Connections

Married James T. Wahls, August 15, 1981. 1 child James Christopher Doss Wahls.