Yaser Ali is a wealth-planning attorney in Tempe, Arizona, and counsels individuals and families with their estate, tax, and charitable planning needs.
Mr. Ali is also trained as an Imam, having memorized the entire Quran and studied Islamic jurisprudence and inheritance law with traditional Muslim scholars. This unique background enables him to effectively synthesize issues of classical Islamic law in a contemporary American context. He is the co-author of "Estate Planning for the Muslim Client" which was published by the American Bar Association in 2019 and routinely advises attorneys around the country on how to design and implement religiously compliant estate plans for their clients.
Mr. Ali received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida, a masters degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and his law degree from the UC Berkeley School of Law where he was a member of the California Law Review. After law school, Mr. Ali served as a law clerk to the late Hon. Judge Damon J. Keith on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in Detroit.