Regina Diane Jemison was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan and educated in the Detroit Public School System ultimately graduating from Cass Technical High School. Ms. Jemison developed her childhood entrepreneurial skills by obtaining her Bachelor's of Business Administration from the number two busines school in the country at the University of Michigan. While attending Wayne State University Law School, she continued to be involved in and around the community. She was a regular motivational speaker at Detroit Public Schools while working part-time at Edwards & Jennings, PC law firm. The challenging and rich experiences at Edwards & Jennings sparked her desire to become a private practicioner.
Upon receipt of her Juris Doctor degree in 1993 from Wayne State University, Ms. Jemison was employed at Detroit Recorder's Court (currently Wayne County Circuit Court Criminal Division) as a Research Attorney. Due to her diligence and standards of excellence, she became a personal favorite of many judges who sought expertise for their legal inquiries or drafting of court opinions. Since leaving Recorder's Court, Ms. Jemison has earned her reputation as an effective and dynamic trial attorney in addition to becoming an indispensable resource to her colleagues.
From 1997 to 1999, Attorney Jemison was the Legal Instructor at the Detroit Police Academy. She taught all required instruction for student police officers, sergeants and detectives. Although she encounters many of her former students on opposite sides of criminal cases, she still garners respect and cooperation. She is a former Adjunct Professor at Spring Arbor University, University of Detroit-Mercy and William Tyndale College. She is also a Seminar Leader for Landmark Education.