Attorney Colleen Fries

Background and Education

As a lifelong resident of Wayne County, Colleen graduated from Wayne State University with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. After graduating from Wayne State University, she attended the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. While in law school, Colleen served as a Title Editor for Law Review, published a note on The Privacy Implications of Historical Cell Site Location Data, and earned three book awards for the highest grade. She graduated in 2015.

In Her Spare Time

When she is not actively representing clients with her team at Dodson, Fowler, Williams & Nesi, PLC, Colleen enjoys going to concerts and movies, spending time with her family and dog, playing video games, exploring her creative side through writing, painting, and video game development.

Employment & Experience

During law school, Colleen completed an externship at the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office in the Domestic Violence Unit. She participated in the Solo and Small Firm Law Practice and the State Appellate Defender Office (SADO) Appellate Advocacy programs. In 2015, she began working in no-fault insurance law, focusing on first- and third-party cases. After passing the Michigan Bar Exam, she opened her own practice and joined the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law Incubator Program, where she represented clients in the areas of family law and probate. She also assisted clients with estate planning and elder law. Thereafter, she worked for a probate firm and then back to no-fault insurance law firm. She has experience representing both clients injured in automobile accidents and insurance defense. Colleen joined Dodson, Fowler, Williams & Nesi, PLC, in September 2020 as an Associate Attorney.

If you have been wronged and need to find the best advocate for your rights, call Colleen and schedule a consultation.