Shaheen I. Imami

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate & Trust Litigation Attorney in Bloomfield Hills, MI

Prince Law Firm
 | 800 W Long Lake, Ste 200, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
Phone: 248-865-8810
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2018
Selected to Rising Stars: 2008
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (70%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (30%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Shaheen I. Imami is a shareholder at Prince Law Firm in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Mr. Imami handles estate planning and probate matters and has experience with complex estates with many competing interests. His cases involve estate administration, probate litigation, trusts and wills. He serves clients in the metropolitan Detroit area in cities, including Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Farmington Hills, Rochester, Royal Oak, Troy, Warren, West Bloomfield and throughout Southeast Michigan.

Mr. Imami holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Michigan State University. He earned his law degree from Georgia State University College of Law and has been licensed to practice law since 1995. He is admitted before all Michigan state courts and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and is certified as a civil mediator through the Institute of Continuing Legal Education.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Imami has authored numerous articles. He continues to regularly contribute to the Michigan Probate and Estate Planning Journal. He has also lectured at various continuing legal education events and conferences.

Mr. Imami is a member of the State Bar of Michigan’s estate planning section and has held several leadership roles within the section. He is active in the real property, trust and estate law sections of the American Bar Association and is a fellow in The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.

An AV Preeminent* rated law attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, Mr. Imami has received significant recognition for his accomplishments. He was named a “Detroit Top Lawyer” by DBusiness Magazine in 2013 and was featured in Best Lawyers for trust and estate litigation from 2012 to 2014.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Estate & Trust Litigation (70%): Will Contests

Estate Planning & Probate (30%): Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Focus Areas

Will Contests, Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2018 Rising Stars: 2008

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About Shaheen Imami

Admitted: 1996, Michigan

Professional Webpage: https://www.probateprince.com/Attorneys/Shaheen-I-Imami.shtm...

Honors and Awards:

  • Best Law Firm 2012-2013 for Trusts & Estates Litigation (Tier 1 Detroit) and for Trusts & Estates Law (Tier 2 Detroit)
  • AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell for Trusts & Estates Law & Litigation
  • Detroit Top Lawyer for 2013 by DBusiness
  • Best Lawyers 2014 for Trusts & Estates
  • Best Lawyers 2012-2014 for Litigation -Trusts & Estates
  • Michigan Super Lawyers - Rising Star in Trust & Estate Litigation, 2008 - Present

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Civil Mediator pursuant to MCR 2.411(F), 2005

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC)
  • Member, ABA Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law
  • Member, Elder Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, and Business Law Sections, State Bar of Michigan
  • Member, Probate and Estate Planning Advisory Board for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education
  • Chair-Elect, Probate and Estate Planning Section, State Bar of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1995
  • Michigan, 1995

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Regular Contributor to the Michigan Probate & Estate Planning Journal
  • Preparing for Evidentiary Hearings and Discovery of Medical, Health, and Pharmacy Records, 44th Annual Probate and Estate Planning Institute, ICLE, 2004 - Present
  • Fundamentals in Estate Administration - Claims Against the Estate, ICLE, 2009 - Present
  • Fundamentals in Estate Administration - Claims Against the Estate, ICLE, 2004 - 2007
  • Malpractice Traps for the Unwary Estate Planner, 48th Annual Probate and Estate Planning Institute, 2008 - Present
  • Fundamentals of Trust Administration - Judicial Proceedings, ICLE , 2010 - Present
  • Fundamentals of Trust Administration, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2010 - Present
  • Fundamentals of Estate Administration, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2004 - Present
  • "Revocable Grantor Trusts & the Taxable Estate," in Michigan Revocable Grantor Trusts, (Co-Author), Ch. 2, 3d Ed., ICLE, 2010
  • "Trustee Duties & Liabilities," Trust Administration under the Michigan Trust Code, (Co-Author), Ch. 2, ICLE, 2010
  • "Breach of Fiduciary Duties," Michigan Probate Litigation - A Guide to Contested Matters, (Co-Author), Ch. 8, ICLE, 2010
  • "Preparing for Evidentiary Hearings and Discovery of Medical, Health, and Pharmacy Records", 44th Annual Probate and Estate Planning Institute, 2004
  • "Michigan Probate Litigation", (Co- Author), Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2003
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duties, ICLE, 2003
  • "The Probate Judge Ordered Mediation - Now What?", (Co- Author), Michigan Probate and Estate Planning Journal, Vol. 22 No.1, 2002

Educational Background:

  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, B.A., Major: Accounting  
Office Location for Shaheen I. Imami

800 W Long Lake, Ste 200
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302

Phone: 248-865-8810

 

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Last Updated: 6/8/2018

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