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Dean Googasian graduated from Wayne State University Law School in 1997, where he was ranked first in his class and served as editor in chief of the Wayne Law Review. He received numerous scholarships and awards during law school.

Before graduating summa cum laude from Wayne (J.D., 1997), Dean attended the University of Michigan (B.A. 1992).

Following law school, Dean served as a law clerk to Michigan Supreme Court Justice Marilyn Jean Kelly. Dean then headed to Washington, D.C. where he served as Special Assistant to the Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Criminal Division of the United States Department of Justice. During his time at Justice, Dean received the United States Department of Justice Special Achievement Award for Meritorious Acts or Service at the Justice Department.

Dean returned to Michigan and practiced commercial litigation at a large Detroit firm before joining The Googasian Firm, P.C. in 2001.

Dean received the 2007 Distinguished Brief Award from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School for a brief submitted to the Michigan Supreme Court on behalf of the State Bar of Michigan. The Distinguished Brief Award is given to the most scholarly briefs filed in the Michigan Supreme Court as determined by a panel of eminent jurists.

Since 2009 Dean has been recognized as one of Michigan's Super Lawyers.

Dean is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, and admitted to practice in the Northern District of Illinois and the Federal Court of Claims, including the Vaccine Court. Dean is a member of the Oakland County Bar Association and in 2015, was elected to the Board of Directors of the Oakland County Bar Association. He was selected in 2015 to be a member of the State Bar of Michiganís Standing Committee on United States Courts. Dean is also member of the American Bar Association, American Constitution Society, Federal Bar Association, and Michigan Association for Justice. He is a frequent author on Michigan law.

Dean Googasian's practice includes catastrophic injury, wrongful death, auto injury claims, commercial litigation, and consumer class actions in Michigan and across the Nation.

Dean's contact information:

6895 Telegraph Road.
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48301
(248) 540-3333 or (877) 540-8333
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Dean M. Googasian

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© The Googasian Firm, P.C. 6895 Telegraph Road Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48301
(248) 540-3333 / (248) 540-7213 (fax) / (877) 540-8333 (toll free)


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We handle catastrophic injury, serious injury, and personal injury cases and class actions in Michigan and nationwide.  Our clients have suffered harm due to consumer fraud, deceptive trade practices, wrongful death, medical malpractice, legal malpractice, electrical accidents, car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, slip and fall injuries, cerebral palsy, nursing home neglect, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, food poisoning, lead poisoning, dog bite attacks, and all injury cases.

We represent clients throughout Michigan, including Detroit, Pontiac, Birmingham, Bloomfield, Troy, Southfield, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Flint, Jackson, Dearborn, Saginaw, Kalamazoo, Battle Creek, Muskegon, Monroe, Birmingham, Bloomfield, Southfield, Traverse City, Port Huron, Sterling Heights, Farmington, Livonia, Novi, Bay City, Midland, Ypsilanti, Taylor, Southgate, Romulus, East Lansing, Holland, Royal Oak, Westland, St. Clair Shores, Midland, Oakland, County, Wayne County, Macomb County, Washtenaw County, Ingham County, Saginaw County, Genesee County, Lenawee County, Monroe County, St. Clair County, Eaton County, Grand Traverse County, Gratiot County, Hillsdale County, Houghton County, Huron County, Ingham County, Ionia County,  Jackson County, Kalamazoo County, Kalkaska County, Kent County, Lapeer County, Leelanau County, Lenawee County, Livingston County, Schoolcraft County, Shiawassee County, St. Clair County, Tuscola County, Van Buren County, Washtenaw County, Wayne County, Wexford County and all Michigan cities and counties.