Raed L. Abboo is an experienced litigation and trial attorney with extensive knowledge of personal injury laws and the No-Fault Act. Before joining Kopka Pinkus Dolin, Raed specialized in personal injury and auto accident cases. Raed has litigated hundreds of bodily injury cases and has served as first chair on PIP cases that have gone to trial verdict. Raed believes in effective communication and collaboration between client and attorney in order to achieve set objectives. He is dedicated to seeing that his clients receive superlative representation and counsel.
Raed has experience serving as general counsel for a medical practice, as well as a cutting-edge business consulting company. He is familiar with drafting, negotiating, and writing contracts; which include business contracts, commercial leases, professional service contracts, and commercial purchase agreements.
Raed has assisted community members in immigration cases for citizenship, removal, and adjustment of status and has successfully filed petitions on behalf of clients for waivers of inadmissibility. He is also knowledgeable in immigration law matters including employment, investment, student visas, fiancé visas, permanent residency, citizenship, adjustment of status, and removal of conditions.
As a second generation American, Raed has learned and maintained the ability to speak his native languages of Aramaic and Arabic. He maintains a strong connection to his Chaldean Catholic and Cultural roots. Raed credits his family for the success he has enjoyed and the positive impact he has had on others. Raed currently serves as President of the Chaldean American Bar Association.
Raed received his undergraduate degree from Wayne State University, cum laude, and his J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law as a Dean’s Honor Student from 2009-2011. During his studies, Raed took on challenging roles to gain legal experience including an extern position with the U.S. Immigration Court, clerking as a student attorney with the Chicago Legal Clinic, and interning with the Michigan Department of Attorney General. Raed is licensed to practice law in both Michigan and Illinois.
- Chaldean American Bar Association – Current President
- “A Plaintiff in a PIP Suit May Not Present a Limited Claim to Case Evaluation nor Accept with Ad Hoc Conditions per MCR 2.403” (July 2018)
- “Michigan Supreme Court Finds That Providers Do Not Have a Direct Cause of Action Under the No-Fault Act in Landmark Covenant Decision” (June 2017)
- “Relief for No-Fault Insurers When a Claimant Refuses to Attend an Independent Medical Examination per MCL 500.3151”(May 2016)
- “Michigan No-Fault Act Reform Up for Consideration in Lansing” (CABA E-Newsletter, April 2015)