Sacramento, CA WW/Press/November 19, 2015 –Amina Merritt, Attorney, with The Merritt Law Clinic, was selected for inclusion in the forthcoming Top Attorneys of North America 2015-16 edition of The Who’s Who Directories.
The accomplishments attained by Ms. Amina Merritt, in the field of Legal Services, warrants inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America.
The Merritt Law Clinic, located in Sacramento, CA, assists clients in many areas including general practice, employment discrimination law, children’s rights, administrative law, child abuse, personal injury, university/school law, and guardianship, among others. They do, however, specialize in juvenile dependency, administrative law, and employment/civil rights litigation. Their practice is devoted to assisting Foster Youth ages 0-22 to live healthy and nurtured lives within the foster care system and to safely exit the foster care system with a plan for independent living.
Ms. Merritt has been practicing law since 1984 and created the Merritt Law Clinic in 2004, where she has dedicated herself to providing top-notch legal services to under-represented, under-served populations. She prides her practice on providing ethical and professional service to her clients . She received her B.A. in Black Studies/History, magna cum laude, from Amherst College and her J.D. from University of Southern California (USC), Gould School of Law. Ms. Merritt is a member of the National Association of Counsel for Children, California State Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the Community Racial Profiling Commission, City of Sacramento. Throughout her career, she has received much recognition for her work including receiving the Exceptional Women of Color Award from the SacCultural Hub Magazine in April 2009, the Intelligence & Character Award: Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things from MLK 365 in June 2008, and the Trojan Award from USC in May 1984.
The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who demonstrate recognizable success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of individual accomplishments and achievement within the North American legal community.
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