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National Publications

A New Weapon Against Urban Decay: Blight Court,, December 30, 2004, “’I think most of the residents intend to maintain their property,’ said Medina Noor, director of the city’s new Department of Administrative Hearings.”

City of Blight, Legal Affairs, July-August 2005, “After her appointment.  .  . Noor came up with a counterintuitive approach to stopping blight.”

Local Publications

Snyder Signs Laws Giving Cities Anti-Blight Tools, MiNBC, December 19, 2013


Gov. Snyder Signs Bills to Help Fight Blight, Press Release, December 18, 2013

Gov. Rick Snyder Signs Anti-Blight Bills Allowing Charges Wage Garnishment Against Owners, MLive, December 18, 2013

New Chairman Elected to Detroit Police, Fire Retirement Board, Detroit Free Press, July 17, 2012

New Orleans seeks Detroit’s Advice On Clearing Blight, The Detroit News, December 19, 2009

Detroit Steps Up Its Fight Against Blight, Urban Decay, The Detroit News and Free Press, January 9, 2005, “Medina Abdun-Noor, director of the Detroit Department of Administrative Hearings, says the blight court is open for business.”


Cleaning Up Blight Laws, Crain’s Detroit Business, January 12-18 2004, “We can’t accomplish code enforcement at the current rate.”


Luncheon Focuses on a Clean Detroit, The Detroit News, May 9, 2004, “Guest speakers at the event will be Medina Noor, special projects counsel from the Mayor’s Office.  .  .’”

Members Gather for WLAM Meeting, Detroit Legal News, November 12, 2002

Public Speaking

Panelist; “Illegal Dumping Town Hall Meeting” Sponsored by Detroit City Council President Ken Cockrel, Jr., Western International, Detroit, Michigan

Keynote Speaker; Keep Detroit Beautiful Fourth Annual Luncheon, May 2004, Cobo Conference and Convention Center, Detroit, Michigan

Guest; WJBK – Fox 2 News, 2005, Southfield Michigan

Guest; Upfront with Karen Dumas, WWW 1200, Detroit, Michigan

Panelist; State of Michigan Representative Steve Tocaccman’s Southwest Detroit Environmental Summit, Detroit, Michigan

Guest; The Min. Malik Shabazz Show, WHPR TV 33, Highland Park, Michigan

Guest Speaker; Barton McFarland Town Hall Meeting with Council member Brenda Jones

Guest; The Art Blackwell Show, WGPR 107.5, Detroit, Michigan

Medina D. Noor, Esq.

     Innovative, out-of-the-box, and solutions-driven best characterizes Medina Noor’s approach to the practice of law.  Medina’s practice areas include Real Estate Law and Business Law with emphasis on Organizational Development and Design, Strategic Procurement, Government Contracting, and Administrative/Regulatory Law.

     Medina received her Juris Doctor Cum Laude from Michigan State University – School of Law where she received numerous awards for scholarship, legal ethics, oral advocacy, and appellate writing.

   Medina is active in various business organizations including the National Institute of Government Procurement, and the Michigan Minority Suppliers Development Council.  As a jurist, Medina is also a member of the Michigan Association of District Court Magistrates and the National Association of Administrative Law Judiciary.  She also serves as the Magistrate Instructor for the 46th Judicial District Court on behalf of the Michigan Judicial Institute.  Medina is also a current member and former board member and committee chairman of the Wolverine Bar Association.

      She is a past member of the Michigan Public Purchasing Officers Association and a former trustee of the city of Detroit General Retirement System and the Police and Fire Retirement System.

      As a leader in Michigan political affairs, she has served on transition teams for several elected officials and worked on legal teams for gubernatorial, county, and mayoral elections.  Medina is admitted to practice in Michigan and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

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