Roaa M. Al-Heeti

Read About Attorney Roaa M. Al-Heeti

Roaa M. Al-Heeti concentrates her practice in the areas of corporate and business law, immigration law, wills and trusts, real estate law, guardianship, and probate. She earned a B.S., an M.S., and a J.D., all from the University of Illinois. Roaa became a member of the Illinois Bar in 2007. 

She is a member of several organizations, including the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the Executive Club, East Central Illinois Women Attorneys Association, the Illinois State Bar Association and the Champaign County Bar Association. She is an affliliate member of the Champaign County Association of Realtors. Roaa was named one of "40 under 40" by Central Illinois Business Magazine. Roaa was the 2014 Global Mobility & Immigration Award winner, for sustained excellence in immigration consultancy for the 
state of Illinois.
Roaa M. Al-Heeti

Bar, Education, Memberships, and Awards

  • University of Illinois College of Law, Urbana, IL, J.D. Cum Laude: 2007
  • University of Illinois College of Communications, M.S.: 2006
  • University of Illinois College of Communications, B.S. Magna Cum
    Laude: 2004
  • Major: News-Editorial Journalism
  • Law journal: Elder Law Journal, notes editor and member: 2005 - 2007
  • East Central Illinois Women Attorneys Association, board member: 2010 - present
  • Executive Club of Champaign County, board member: 2010 - present
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association: 2008 - present
  • Champaign County Bar Association, member: 2007 - present
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member: 2007 - present
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois: 2010
  • 2014 Global Mobility & Immigration Award winner for sustained excellence in immigration consultancy for the state of Illinois
  • 40 Under 40 Award recipient awarded by Central Illinois Business Magazine, 2009
  • Languages: Arabic, English
Roaa M. Al-Heeti

Past Employment and Areas of Practice

  • Local law firm, attorney - 2007 to 2010
  • A Women's Fund Rape Crisis Services, legal advocate - 2007
  • 25% of practice devoted to litigation
  • 20% corporate and business law
  • 20% immigration
  • 20% guardianship
  • 20% real estate
  • 20% estate planning, wills, and trusts
Roaa M. Al-Heeti

Pro Bono Activities and Published Works

  • Community Foundation of East Central Illinois, board member - 2010 to present
  • Campus Middle School of Girls, 2000 to 2006, 2011 to present
  • Central Illinois Mosque and Islamic Center, board member - 2005 to present
  • Why Nursing Homes Will Not Work: Caring for the Needs of the Aging Muslim-American Population., Elder Law Journal, 15:1 Elder L.J. 205, - 2007
  • Electronic Signatures, Attorneys Title Guaranty Fund, Inc., ATG Concept - 2006
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