The accomplishments and achievements attained by Ms. Tahira Merritt, in the field of Legal Services, warrants inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America. Attorney Tahira Merritt focuses exclusively on sex abuse and sexual assault against institutions. She has represented adult and child victims of sex crimes in civil cases including schools, colleges and universities, both public and private, religious organizations, such as the Catholic Church, the Baptist Church, the Greek Orthodox Church, the Episcopal Church, and the Presbyterian Church among others. Ms. Merritt has also represented victims of rape in youth sports organizations, youth camps, daycares, and the like. She has especially taken great interest in the epidemic of campus rapes of students both male and female. Her deepest heartfelt concern is for compromised children, leading her into an ancillary area of law: establishing guardianships for children with learning differences in the Probate Courts. She has given freely of her professional time and experience on a pro-bono basis particularly in the area of clergy sexual abuse of children. Attorney Merritt is known to be extremely responsive to each client’s case, extending great communication and rapport with her tenacious spirit in believing in fighting where others gave up. She is driven with the passion to be the voice for the victims and making a difference in people’s lives. Tahira received her B.A. cum laude from the University of Texas and her J.D. from Baylor University School of Law. She is a member of the American Association for Justice, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, Asian American Bar Association, Dallas Women Lawyers Association, and the Texas Women Lawyers Association.
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