Our Team 
John L. Chiatalas - Director International Business Law 
The Independence Law Associates., PLC 


Mr. Zaher's practice focuses on business litigation, including representation of real estate developers, manufacturing companies, construction companies. He has represented clients in numerous arbitration proceedings and lawsuits in Michigan as well as appeals in state courts.  
Mohamed J. Zaher 

Sarah E. Steslicki is a litigation and dispute resolution specialist who has a varied practice including emphases on criminal defense, civil plaintiff’s work and family law. Ms. Steslicki is an honors graduate of Michigan State University and Wayne Sate University Law School. Ms. Steslicki has handled hundreds of cases and has practiced in state and federal courts. Ms. Steslicki is a proud product of the Detroit Public School System who brings to her cases experiences and insights unparalleled in the metropolitan area.
Sarah E. Steslicki  

Mr. Hadous was a consultant at Ferris & Company in Dubai, U.A.E. where he advised on employment law, commercial transactions, commercial real estate development, contract law and corporate organization in the U.A.E. proper and the various Free Trade Zones in the Emirates of Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras Al-Khaimah and Sharjah.

Mr. Hadous is licensed to practice law in the states of Arizona and California and is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. 

Nick N. Hadous advises corporate and individual clients on a variety of matters  including commercial transactions, corporate entity formation, individual and commercial bankruptcies, loan workouts and real estate transactions. Mr. Hadous was recently appointed lead counsel to defend a seller who was sued by the buyer in a multi-million dollar real estate transaction.  Litigation in the matter had ensued for nearly two years before Mr. Hadous assumed the defense.  He replaces one of the largest law firms in Arizona.

Nick N. Hadous
Attorney & Counselor at Law

Our litigation lawyer Ashraf Al-Awamleh devotes his practice to complex commercial litigation with particular emphasis on contract disputes, shareholder disputes, health care law, insurance coverage disputes, probate litigation, and manufacturer/sales representative matters.  In addition to extensive experience in state and federal trial courts, he has represented clients before the Michigan Court of Appeals and the Federal Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Ashraf Al-Awamleh 
Attorney / Business Litigations 
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Paul R. Jones 
Attorney At Law 
Paul R. Jones represents clients in commercial real estate transactions and consumer and commercial bankruptcies. He is a licensed real estate broker with over thirty years of experience in commercial real estate transactions. Mr. Hadous is licensed to practice law in the State of Michigan and is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. 

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Detroit,       MI.     48228
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