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Retired Third Circuit Judge Dalton A. Roberson Sr. dies at 83 after COVID-19 diagnosis

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Posted at 9:53 PM, Nov 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-11 21:55:04-05

(WXYZ) — Retired Third Circuit Court Judge Dalton A. Roberson Sr. died Tuesday, Nov. 10 at the age of 83.

According to a release, Roberson was recently diagnosed with COVID-19.

Roberson was a longtime circuit court judge. He served as an assistant Wayne County prosecutor and assistant U.S. attorney. He founded a law firm with partners Robert Harrison and Benard Friedman.

Roberson also served as a member of the Michigan Civil Rights Commission and the Sentencing Community Alternative Commission.

He is survived by his daughter Portia Roberson, son Dalton A. Roberson Jr., daughter in-law Jakeema Roberson and granddaughters Avery and Harper Roberson. His wife passed away in 2018.