I’Lanta Robbins, Esq
I’Lanta Robbins graduated from Michigan State University-James Madison College in 1999 with a B.S. in Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy. She obtained her law degree from Michigan State University College of Law in 2002. She worked in the Rental Housing Clinic and served as an Executive Board member of the Black Law Student Association. While attending law school, Attorney Robbins worked as a summer associate for Barris, Scott, Denn & Driker, and a summer clerk for entertainment lawyer Gregory L Reed. She also clerked for Judge Karen Fort Hood in the 3rd District Court in Detroit (now sitting on Michigan Court of Appeals) and Genesee County 7th Circuit Court Judge Joseph Farah.
After receiving her law degree, Attorney Robbins became the first Legal Advisory Assistant for Genesee County 7th Circuit Court Judge John A. Gadola. She went on to serve as an Assistant Attorney for the City of Flint from 2004 until 2012. As Assistant City Attorney, she practiced civil litigation in police misconduct, employment, auto-negligence, personal injury, and constitutional law. She also prosecuted misdemeanors and civil infractions in the 68th district court office. In addition, she served as general counsel to the City Flint Retirement System Board of Trustees.
Attorney Robbins is a member of the Federal Court Eastern District of Michigan, Michigan Court of Appeals, Genesee County Bar Association, Centennial American Inn of Court, North Carolina State Bar and serves as President of the Mallory, Scott, VanDyne Bar Association.