Albert J. Dib is a native Detroiter, and a 1980 graduate of Wayne State University Law School. He has taught Medical Malpractice, Litigation Skills, Pretrial Advocacy, and Health Law at both Wayne State University Law School and University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, where he has been Adjunct Professor of Law. He is past-president of the Wayne State University Law School Alumni Association, and currently a member of the WSU Law School’s Board of Visitors. He authored the ANNUAL SURVEY OF MICHIGAN LAW, “Medical Malpractice,” 2005 – 2006 in The Wayne Law Review, and  “Ethical Conduct and Effective Lawyering, Plaintiff’s Perspective,” presented at the 26th Annual Law Seminar, Institute of Continuing Legal Education. Mr. Dib focuses his practice in medical and professional negligence, including the highly specialized field of catastrophically injured children and Birth Trauma/Obstetrical Malpractice Litigation.  He also serves as a special medical malpractice mediator. Mr. Dib has settled numerous multi-million dollar cases and obtained the highest medical malpractice verdicts ever in Macomb and Bay Counties.

In addition, Mr. Dib has also taught at Central Michigan University (Legal Aspects of Health Service Organizations) and has been an invited lecturer at the Institute of Continuing Legal Education (Deposition Conduct and Objections) and the Michigan Association for Justice (Malpractice Tort Reform). Mr. Dib served on the State Bar of Michigan Grievance Committee and the District I Character and Fitness Committee. He has been an instructor for the American Association for Justice and Michigan Association for Justice at the University of Detroit-Mercy School of Law trial advocacy workshop symposium and a moot court judge at Wayne State University Law School (Arthur Neef Competition); University of Detroit-Mercy School of Law (State of Michigan and Gallagher Competitions); and Michigan State University College of Law.

Mr. Dib’s current and past professional associations include: State Bar of Michigan (Negligence and Latin Sections); American Association for Justice (Past Member); Michigan Association for Justice (Sustaining Member); American Bar Association (Past Member); Detroit Bar Association (Past Member); Oakland County Bar Association; Macomb County Bar Association; Arab-American Bar Association; Detroit Trial Lawyers Association.

Mr. Dib has also been selected for inclusion by his peers in "The Best Lawyers in America" and as one of the "Top Lawyers in Metro Detroit" by dBusiness for plaintiff medical malpractice.

Other activities in the legal community include:

  • Macomb and Wayne County Circuit Court Case Evaluator (Medical-Malpractice Panel)
  • Michigan Association for Justice, Executive Board
  • Patron Sponsor, 49th Anniversary BROWN -v- BD EDUC (WSU Law School and Damon J. Keith Law Collection)

Mr. Dib has also served as Panelist/Guest Host on “The Legal Huddle,” a nationally syndicated weekly radio program,  "i.e. America Radio Network."
Mr. Dib has a Preeminent “AV” rating by Martindale-Hubbell ® (highest possible peer review rating in both legal ability and ethical standards) and listed in Who’s Who in American Law

Areas of Practice

·         Medical Malpractice

·         Birth Trauma

·         Medical Malpractice and Professional Negligence

·         Personal Injury

·         Wrongful Death

·         Automobile Accidents and Injuries

·         Torts

·         Negligence

·         Animal Attacks

·         Premises Liability

·         Legal Malpractice

Litigation Percentage

·         100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

·         Michigan, 1981

·         U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1981

·         U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan, 1981

·         U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1982

Education

·         Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan

           University of Exeter, England

o    J.D. - 1980

·         University of Michigan-Dearborn

o    B.A. - 1977

o    Major: Philosophy

Classes/Seminars

·         Instructor Trial Advocacy, ATLA, 1986

·         Moot Court Judge, DCL, 1986

Honors and Awards

·         Michigan Super Lawyer

·         Selected to: The Best Lawyers in America

·         dBusiness Top Lawyers in Metro Detroit

Professional Associations and Memberships

·         Macomb County Bar Association

·         State Bar of Michigan, Associate Member, Grievance Committee, 2003 - 2004

·         Michigan Trial Lawyers Association

·         Oakland County Bar Association

Languages

·         Spanish

·         English