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Attorney William A. Shaheen, Jr. practices in the areas of probate and estate planning, commercial transactions, and business law, including entity formations.  He is a member and past president of the Flint Estate Planning Council, as well as a member of the Taxation, Business Law, Probate and Estate Planning, and Real Property Law Sections of the State Bar of Michigan, and the Genesee County Bar Association.


William, a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School and recipient of Master of Laws in Taxation from Wayne State University (with an emphasis upon both Estate Planning and Business Transaction matters), is a frequent lecturer on estate planning and related topics, including buy-and-sell agreements and entity formations, such as limited liability companies and corporations, including small and medium sized businesses.  He has consulted with attorneys seeking assistance in business transactions and estate planning matters.

William serves as a partner-member of the Institute for Continuing Legal Education in Ann Arbor, Michigan (“ICLE”) and serves on its Business Law Advisory Board and is a contributor to ICLE publications, including “Michigan Business Formbook” (a publication used by attorneys as a source for legal forms) and “Advising Closely Held Businesses in Michigan” and author of ICLE's “How-To Kit: Transfer a Liquor License.”

William has, each year, received a Certificate of Completion of The Probate and Estate Planning Program, issued by ICLE which Program is Co-sponsored by the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the State Bar of Michigan (of which he has been a continuous member for several years).  

William has drafted Estate Planning Documents, including Wills, Revocable Trusts and Irrevocable Trusts, Financial Powers of Attorney for Financial Matters and Health Care Powers of Attorney with end of life directives and has been active in overseeing the settlement of Trusts and Estates.

Amir is an Elder Law Attorney serving the Flint community who practices Elder Law, Medicaid Planning, VA Planning, Probate, Estate Planning, and Business Transactions.  He has an extensive background of helping the elderly through his family-owned Licensed Assisted Living Homes.  At Serenity Assisted Living, Amir assisted the elderly in their medical needs.  Now, he hopes to help even more elderly in their legal and planning needs.

EDUCATION:
Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Auburn Hills, Michigan

  • Juris Doctor, cum laude honors                                                                                     
  •  Honors Scholarship
  •  Honor Roll Recipient: Every Term
  • Certificate of Merit Award Recipient:  Estate Planning

Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Major:  Human Resource Management
  • Member of 2007 MAC Championship Football Team
  • President of Enactus (Formally Students In Free Enterprise)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

  • Legal Intern at Genesee County Probate Court for Honerable Judge Jennie Barkey
  • Head Marketing Representative at Barbri, Inc.
  • Human Resource Manager at Serenity Assisted Living

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

  • President, Genesee County Elder Abuse Alliance, Flint, Michigan                             2011 - Present
  • Member, Genesee County Adult Foster Care Providers, Flint, Michigan                    2011 - Present
  • Member, Genesee County Commission on Aging, Flint, Michigan                             2011 - Present
  • Board of Directors, Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church, Burton, Michigan                     2013 - 2016

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Alexandra Nassar specializes in Wills, Trusts and Estates, and Business Transactions.  Currently, she is a Panel Attorney for Probate Judge Jennie E. Barkey.  Prior to starting a practice, Alexandra served as a Judicial Advisory Assistant to the Honorable Robert E. Weiss and Judge Joseph J. Farah.


Alexandra’s Education and Accreditations include the following:

  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School – Juris Doctorate, Graduated Cum Laude.
  • Specialized in International and Business Law.   Deans List & Honor Roll.  American Bar Association (ABA) Law Student Division & Student Bar Association Honors (SBA) Recognition Awards 2006.  International Institute Scholarship Award 2003.
  • ABA Student Division and SBA Tutor for Wills-Trusts-Estates, Criminal Procedure, Constitutional Law, Evidence, and Contracts. 
  • William & Mary School of Law – International Certificate   Madrid, Spain Study Abroad Program.
  • University of Michigan-Flint – Bachelor of Art Major in Political Science/Pre-Law and History, Phi Theta Kappa Society-International Honors Society and Scholastic Order.
  • Mott Community College – Associate Degree Paralegal/Legal Assistant.

Alexandra has been a member of the Greater Flint Community her whole life and is dedicated to serving the community. Alexandra sits on various boards and committees in the Greater Flint Community.  Some of Alexandra’s board positions include the following:

  • American Inns of Court – Centennial Chapter.
  • Arab American Heritage Council – President.
  • McLaren Regional Medical Center Bio-Ethics Committee – Board Member.
  • Genesee County Bar Association, State Bar of Michigan, and American Bar Association - Member.