Areas of practice: Serious personal injury and wrongful death, medical malpractice, serious automobile litigation, and birth trauma. Ms. Salter-Ferris graduated from John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois in 1983 and has limited her practice to serious injury law ever since. She began her legal career at a prestigious Chicago law firm before relocating to Ann Arbor in 1988.
She is a past president of the Washtenaw Trial Lawyers Association, and is a former executive board member of the Michigan Trial Lawyers Association. She is the recipient of WTLA's "Attorney of the Year" award.
Ms. Salter-Ferris is the author of "The 1993 Michigan Medical Malpractice Act Tort Reform Book". She has also served as an author on small law firm practice and lecturer on trial practice issues for the Institute for Continuing Legal Education. She currently serves on ICLE's Civil Litigation Advisory Board.
Ms. Salter-Ferris has served as a Washtenaw County Bar Association board member, and has co-chaired its Judiciary Committee. She created and served for two years as host of WCBA's "The Legal Forum", a monthly cable television program.
She is a member of the Woman Lawyer's Association of Michigan, and received the WLAM Washtenaw Region's Pro Bono award.
Ms. Salter-Ferris has been handling major personal injury cases throughout her experience as a trial lawyer, and is the author of several articles and book chapters on personal injury law. She is listed in "Who's Who in American Law," is a member of "The Million Dollar Advocates Forum" and is listed in "The Best Lawyers in America."
|MI||Active And In Good Standing||1988||05/24/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|Super Lawyer||Michigan Super Lawyers||2009|
|Super Lawyer||Michigan Super Lawyers||2008|
|Super Lawyer||Michigan Super Lawyers||2007|
|Super Lawyer||Michigan Super Lawyers||2006|
|Lawyer of the Year||Washtenaw Trial Lawyers Association||1995|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||N/A|
|Member||Million Dollar Advocates Forum||N/A|
|Member||Best Lawyers in America||N/A|
|Listed||Who's Who In American Law||N/A|
|Pro Bono Award||Women Lawyers Association of Michigan||N/A|
|Partner||Ferris & Salter||1995 - Present|
|Partner||Bishop, Gates & Salter, P.C.||1992 - 1995|
|Associate||Bishop & Shelton, P.C||1983 - 1992|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|State Bar of Michigan||Member||1988 - Present|
|Washtenaw County Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Women Lawyers Association of Michigan (WLAM)||Member||N/A|
|Michigan Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|The Association of Trial Lawyers of America||Member||N/A|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Michigan Trial Lawyers Association||Executive Board Member||1998 - 2003|
|Washtenaw County Bar Association||President||1993 - 1994|
|Institute of Continuing Education (Michigan)||Torts: Michigan Law and Practice, Second Edition||2010|
|Ferris & Salter||Choosing The Right Attorney||2010|
|Ferris & Salter||Living With Birth Injuries||2009|
|Ferris & Salter||Unable to Work Due to Injury||2009|
|Institute of Continuing Education (Michigan)||Michigan Causes of Action Formbook||2008|
|Institute of Continuing Education (Michigan)||A Practical Guide to Depositions in Michigan, Second Edition||2005|
|Institute of Continuing Education (Michigan)||The 1993 Michigan Medical Malpractice Act Tort Reform Book||1993|
|John Marshall Law School, Chicago||JD - Juris Doctor||1983|
|Northern Illinois University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1979|
|Various ICLE Seminars||Personal Injury Seminars||1997|
|Various ICLE Seminars||Personal Injury Seminars||1996|
|Various ICLE Seminars||Personal Injury Seminars||1995|
|Various ICLE Seminars||Personal Injury Seminars||1994|
|Various ICLE Seminars||Personal Injury Seminars||1993|
|Various ICLE Seminars||Personal Injury Seminars||1992|
|Medical malpractice case involving failure to diagnose an aortic aneurysm||$2.3 Million Verdict|
|Traumatic brain injury suffered from truck/pedestrian accident||$5.1 Million Settlement|
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