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  • 1971 – Denby High School, Detroit, Michigan
  • 1975 – B.A., Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota (Honors: Cum Laude, President of the Carleton Student Association, 1974 to 1975) 
  • 1978 – J.D., Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan (Honors: President of the WSU Law School Student Board of Governors, 1977 to 1978, Dean’s Ad Hoc Committee on Affirmative Action)

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Michigan (1978)
  • Federal Courts: Eastern District of Michigan (1978), Northern District of Ohio (2008), Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals (1986), U.S. Supreme Court (1989)

Past and Current Positions

  • 1976 to 1978 – Law Clerk, Wayne County Neighborhood Legal Services (WCNLS), Highland Park, Michigan
  • 1978 to 1981 – Staff Attorney, WCNLS, Highland Park, Michigan
  • 1980 – Elected President, Organized Workers of Legal Services (OWLS), Local 1
  • 1982 to 1984 – Attorney, Lackey, Nusbaum, Phillips, Harris & Reny, Taylor, Michigan
  • 1984 to 1987 – Attorney, Robb, Dettmer, Messing & Thompson, Taylor, Michigan
  • 1987 to 1996 – Partner, Robb, Messing & Palmer, Taylor, Michigan
  • 1997 to 1998 – Partner, Messing, Palmer & Waibel, Taylor, Michigan
  • 1998 to Present – Charles W Palmer PC (Professional Corporation)

Professional Affiliations

  • Plaintiff Mediator, Wayne County Mediation Tribunal
  • Member, American Civil Liberties Union
  • Member and Past President, Detroit Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild
  • Member, Workers’ Compensation and Employment Law Sections, State Bar of Michigan
  • Member, Workers’ Compensation Section Council, State Bar of Michigan (2006 to Present)
  • Member, Michigan Association for Justice
  • Member, Trial Lawyers for Public Justice
  • Member, Downriver Detroit Bar Association

Charles W Palmer PC
140 Elm Street
Wyandotte, MI 48192
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