Susan A. Dabaja


Susan Dabaja is now in her second term serving the City of Dearborn as Council President.

She genuinely enjoys public service and has a committed work ethic, using her voice and passion to move the city forward.

Her abilities include working well with all of her colleagues and the administration, utilizing skills both as an attorney and a mediator to offer balance and guidance in even difficult and debatable circumstances. 

Her community service includes serving as co-chair of the Dearborn Education Foundation, Dearborn Rotarian, and volunteer for Dearborn Goodfellows and neighborhood clean-ups.

She has been a Dearborn attorney for 13 years, representing many Dearborn families and businesses while specializing in multiple areas of law.

Nearly a lifelong Dearborn resident, President Dabaja was born and raised in Dearborn and attended Salina, Stout and Edsel Ford High School.

As a young mother, she graduated from the University of Michigan – Dearborn, where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in 2000. After giving birth to her second child during law school, Dabaja graduated first in her class from the University of Detroit – Mercy School of Law in 2004, earning her Juris Doctorate degree, magna cum laude.

She is married to Majid, and they are the very proud parents of Claudia, Joel and Adam.

Phone: 313-943-2403