Nadine A. Hessi is a member of the firm's Trusts & Estates Practice Group. She focuses her practice on probate and estate planning, trusts, wills, estate and trust administration, probate and trust litigation, tax law, wealth strategy planning and asset protection planning.

Ms. Hessi also works with members of the Business Transactions & Planning Practice Group to support clients with corporate and transactional services.

A 2021 graduate of Wayne State University Law School, Ms. Hessi served as an intern to the Hon. Judge Sean F. Cox of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and as an intern for the Hon. Judge Mariam Bazzi of the Wayne County Circuit Court. Ms. Hessi is fluent in Arabic.

Representative Client Work

  • Counsels clients and draft plans for estates of various sizes and complexity
  • Drafts and prepares estate planning documents for clients, including trust agreements, prenuptial agreements, etc.
  • Prepares deeds, operating agreements and various other legal documents based on client needs 
  • Interprets estate and tax laws and their applicability to clients with high net worth estates, including foundations and charitable giving contributions
  • Represents clients in probate and real estate matters in state courts

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Michigan



  • Hon. Sean F. Cox, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 2019


  • Wayne State University Law School, J.D., 2021
  • Wayne State University, B.A., summa cum laude, 2018


  • Michigan, 2021


  • Arabic