Roaa M. Al-Heeti

Adjunct Professor


Roaa M. Al-Heeti is a partner at the law firm of Maatuka Al-Heeti Dorantes Emkes LLC, formerly Dodd & Maatuka LLC. She practices law in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, concentrating in the areas of business law, real estate law, probate law and immigration law. Roaa attended the University of Illinois, where she earned her BS in journalism in 2004, her MS in journalism in 2007, and her JD in 2007. While in law school, Roaa was a member and then notes editor of The Elder Law Journal, and she was active with the Myra Bradwell Association for Women Law Students and the Muslim Law Students Association. She is involved in several professional and charitable organizations in Champaign County. Roaa was named one of “FORTY under 40” by Central Illinois Business Magazine

Externship Program (Summer 2018)