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Roaa M. Al-Heeti

E-mail MeRoaa M. Al-Heeti

Partner
Location:
Champaign, Illinois
Phone:
217-356-9500
Fax:
217-355-1358

Roaa M. Al-Heeti concentrates her practice in the areas of corporate and business law, immigration, wills and trusts, real estate, guardianship, and family law. She earned a B.S., M.S. and J.D., all from the University of Illinois. Roaa became a member of the Illinois bar in 2007. She is active in several organizations, including the local mosque, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Executive Club and East Central Illinois Women Attorneys Association. Roaa was named one of "40 under FORTY" by Central Illinois Business Magazine. Roaa was the 2014 Global Mobility & Immigration Award winner, for Sustained Excellence in Immigration Consultancy for the State of Illinois.

Areas of Practice

  • 20% Corporate and Business Law
  • 20% Immigration
  • 20% Guardianship
  • 20% Real Estate
  • 20% Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts

Litigation Percentage

  • 25% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 2010

Education

  • University of Illinois College of Law, Urbana, Illinois
    • J.D. cum laude
    • Law Journal: Elder Law Journal, Notes Editor/Member, 2005 - 2007
  • University of Illinois College of Communications
    • B.S. magna cum laude
    • Major: News-Editorial Journalism
  • University of Illinois College of Communications
    • M.S.

Published Works

  • Why Nursing Homes Will Not Work: Caring for the Needs of the Aging Muslim American Population., Elder Law Journal, 15:1 Elder L.J. 205, 2007
  • Electronic Signatures, Attorneys Title Guaranty Fund, Inc. , ATG Concept, 2006

Honors and Awards

  • 2014 Global Mobility & Immigration Award winner, for Sustained Excellence in Immigration Consultancy for the State of Illinois.
  • "40 Under Forty Award" Recipient awarded by Central Illinois Business Magazine, 2009

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • East Central Illinois Women Attorney Association, Board Member, 2010 - Present
  • Executive Club of Champaign County, Board Member, 2010 - Present
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2008 - Present
  • Champaign County Bar Association, Member, 2007 - Present
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member, 2007 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Local Law Firm, Attorney, 2007 - 2010
  • A Women's Fund Rape Crisis Services, Legal Advocate, 2007

Pro Bono Activities

  • Community Foundation of East Central Illinois - Board Member, 2010 - Present
  • Campus Middle School of Girls, 2000 - 2006, 2011 - Present
  • Central Illinois Mosque and Islamic Center - Board Member, 2005 - Present

Languages

  • Arabic
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