Attorney Adel N. Nucho is a detail-oriented and passionate litigator known for his client-dedication and commitment to achieving the best possible outcomes. As a member of the General and Automotive Liability Group, Adel helps clients navigate and defend claims involving negligence, premises liability, product liability, construction, business torts, and first- and third-party automobile and trucking liability.
Before joining the litigation team, Adel was a member of the firm’s Appellate Practice group where he handled appeals and gained tremendous experience preparing motions for summary judgment/disposition—which resulted significant case dismissals for our clients.
In addition to his defense work, Adel handles business and contract disputes and litigates a wide range of property cases involving riparian rights (lake access, dock, platted beaches, etc.), easements (express, implied, and prescriptive easements and easements by necessity), title disputes, and environmental protection laws.
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law (J.D. cum laude, 2019)
Oakland University (B.S. Business Administration and Management, 2015)
State Bar of Michigan
U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Adel is passionate about helping others and serving his community and neighbors. He is a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Rochester, Michigan, where he regularly volunteers, reads scripture during services, and serves on the Board of Elders.
During law school, Adel worked in the Federal Pro Se Legal Assistance Clinic in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan where he helped indigent litigants advocate their claims in federal court.
Book Awards in Evidence, Contracts, Civil Procedure, and Federal Pro Se Clinic
Pupil, American Inns of Court (April 2019)
Executive Moot Court Board Director (Fall 2018 – Winter 2019)
3rd Place Oralist Award in the Patrick A. Keenan Appellate Advocacy Competition (Fall 2018)
Dean’s List (Winter 2017 – Fall 2018)
Outstanding Supplemental Instructor Leader Award (Fall 2014 – Winter 2015)
Prepared winning motion for summary disposition on behalf of a restaurant in a slip-and-fall case. (November 1, 2022)
Convinced trial court that plaintiff’s excess wage loss claim is barred by claim preclusion, winning summary disposition for defendant driver. (August 25, 2022)
Convinced trial court that plaintiff’s claim against a previous owner who sold his truck but failed to register the transfer should be dismissed, winning summary disposition for defendant previous owner. (July 27, 2022)
Convinced trial court that plaintiffs, owners of a platted property, are entitled to a declaratory judgment regarding their riparian rights to access a private lake and beach, winning summary disposition on behalf of property owners. (June 27, 2022)
Convinced trial court that the amounts defendant (and his insurer) paid to medical experts and private investigators should be excluded from trial. (June 23, 2022)