Sanders practiced law in the Detroit Metropolitan area for 24
years. She practiced in the areas of Criminal Law, Family Law,
General Civil Litigation and also Church Law. She also worked
as House Counsel for the 36th District Court for 20
years before her election as a judge.
In 2006, she earned a Doctorate of Divinity
degree from Destiny Christian University. Judge Sanders is an
Ordained Minister and is a Professor at an accredited bible
college. She is also a harpist. In 1977, Judge Sanders began
attending the Center for Creative Studies at Wayne State
University where she studied harp music and continues to play
the harp today. She is the founder of Harpbeats Music
Ministries, which is a non-profit entity, the umbrella under
which she ministers music throughout the city of Detroit and
other surrounding areas.
Judge Sanders is a member of the Women’s Society of the Montford
Point Marine Corp., the Detroit Metropolitan Council of
Clergywomen, Alpha Kappa Sorority, the Detroit Federation of
Musicians (Local 5) and the EACM Ministerial Association.