Dean M. Googasian

Dean M. Googasian

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Bloomfield Hills, MI

The Googasian Firm, PC
 | 6895 Telegraph Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301
Phone: 248-502-0875
Fax: 248-540-7213
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1997
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Dean M. Googasian has been practicing law for nearly two decades and has enjoyed a distinguished career. After graduating from Wayne State University Law School in 1997 ranked first in his class, and serving as Editor in Chief of The Wayne Law Review, and graduating summa cum laude, Mr. Googasian clerked for Michigan Supreme Court Justice Hon. Marilyn Kelly.

Mr. Googasian served as Special Assistant to the Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division at the United States Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. During his time at Main Justice, Mr. Googasian received the United States Department of Justice Special Achievement Award for Meritorious Acts or Service at the Justice Department.

Mr. Googasian has represented clients at The Googasian Firm, P.C. since 1999, specializing in catastrophic injury, wrongful death, complicated commercial litigation and consumer class actions. Along with his partner Thomas H. Howlett, also recognized as a SuperLawyer, Mr. Googasian has been appointed lead counsel in numerous consumer class actions around the country.

Mr. Googasian was elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Oakland County Bar Association in 2015 and has been an active member of the OCBA throughout his career. He was selected to serve on the State Bar of Michigan's Standing Committe on U.S. Courts, where he currently serves as vice-chair. He is a frequent author on Michigan law and earned the 2007 Distinguished Brief Award from the Thomas M. Cooley Law Review for the most scholarly brief submitted to the Michigan Supreme Court during that year.

About Dean Googasian

Admitted: 1997, Michigan

Professional Webpage: http://www.googasian.com/Dean-Googasian-googasian-firm.htm

Honors and Awards:

  • Order of the Coif, Order of the Coif, Wayne State University Law School, 1997
  • Jason L. Hongiman Scholarship awarded to the Editor in Chief of The Wayne Law Review, Jason L. Honigman Scholarship, Wayne State University Law School, 1997
  • Gold Key Certificate., Gold Key Certificate, Wayne State University Law School, 1996
  • Charles V. Hammond Scholarship, Charles V. Hammond Scholarship, Wayne State University Law School, 1995
  • Frances and Charles Dryker Scholarship., Frances and Charles Dryker Scholarship, Wayne State University Law School, 1995
  • Ira J. Spoon Award for Acheivement in Property., Ira J. Spoon Award, Wayne State University Law School, 1995
  • The Distinguished Brief Award
  • Distinguished Brief Award from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 2007
  • United States Department of Justice Special Achievement Award for Meritorious Acts or Service at the Justice Department

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Vice-Chair, State Bar of Michigan Standing Committee on U.S. Courts, 2017
  • Member, State Bar of Michigan Standing Committee on U.S. Courts, 2016
  • Board of Directors, Oakland County Bar Association, 2015
  • Michigan
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Oakland County Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of Michigan

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Michigan Civil Procedure, Second Edition, Chapter 20, Opening Statements and Closing Arguments, Co-Author, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2018
  • Michigan Civil Procedure, Second Edition, Chapter 19, Jury Selection, Author, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2018
  • Michigan Civil Procedure, Second Edition, Chapter 20, Opening Statements and Closing Arguments, Co-Author, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2017
  • Michigan Civil Procedure, Second Edition, Chapter 19, Jury Selection, Author, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2017

Educational Background:

  • Wayne State University Law School, J.D., summa cum laude, 1997
  • University of Michigan, B.A., Economics, 1992
  • Editor in chief of the Wayne Law Review in Wayne State University Law School
Office Location for Dean M. Googasian

6895 Telegraph Road
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301

 

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Last Updated: 4/2/2018

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