THE TEAM

NADINE YOUSIF KALASHO, ESQ

Nadine Yousif Kalasho is the President of CODE Legal Aid, She co-founded CODE in response to the influx of refugees coming from the Middle-East in 2014. Nadine is a graduate of Wayne State University Law School where she was Editor and Public Relations Director of the Journal of Law in Society, worked as student attorney for the Legal Advocacy for People with Cancer Clinic and was an intern for the office of the General Counsel and Labor Relations Department for Detroit Public Schools.  She currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Chaldean-American Bar Assocation.

She received her B.A. in Political Science in 2012 from Wayne State University and most recently was named co-counsel to the federal case: Hamama v. Adducci, which halted the deportations of around 1400 Iraqi nationals. 

Nora Hanna, Esq. 

Nora Hanna studied Speech Communication and Rhetoric at Wayne State University before earning her Juris Doctorate from Wayne Law in 2015. During law school, she won Mock Trial awards for best written brief and best oral advocacy. She also was finalist in Mock Trial Competitions and was involved in International Law.

She specializes in personal injury actions at Fieger Law and works on a multitude of cases that range from automobile negligence to police brutality. 

Nora is admitted to the State Bar, Federal Bar and 6th Circuit Court of Appeals. She says she loves the law because “no one is above it.” The root of her practice began when she began to see the need of defending those who are voiceless.