Boutros Imad


Boutros concentrates his practice on estate planning, trust planning, estate administration, and business & tax matters. He helps clients with a variety of asset protection needs, including simple estate plans, multi-generational trusts, complex estate plans, business succession, and more. He has previous legal experience as a judicial intern at the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, and also as a legal intern for the Lebanese Parliament in Beirut, Lebanon.

Originally from Lebanon, he graduated with honors from the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik with an LL.B. degree. He became interested in the U.S. legal system and moved to Pittsburgh to enroll in the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where he earned his LL.M. in 2020 (cum laude) and his J.D. in 2022 (cum laude). He is fluent in both Arabic and French.

Practice Areas

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., cum laude
    University of Pittsburgh Law Review
    International Law Society, President
    Annual FINRA Saint John's School of Law Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon, First Place Team for Mediation Round
    Pitt Law & Center for International Legal Education Scholarship for International Lawyers
    11th Annual Middle East Pre-Moot
    American Branch of the International Law Association, Student Ambassador, 2020
    Middle Eastern North African Student Association, Officer
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, LL.M., cum laude
    Micro-credentials in U.S. Business and Entrepreneurial Law, Commercial Law, and Dispute Resolution
    H.J. Heinz Fellowship
    9th LL.M. International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition, 2020
    10th Annual Middle East Pre-Moot, Moderator and Arbitrator, 2020
  • Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon, LL.B.
    Caen Award, Highest GPA among the 2015-2019 classes
    Merit Scholarship, 2015-2019
    26th Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, 2019
    Mock Trial, 2015 and 2016
    Study Abroad Erasmus Program, University of East Anglia, Norwich England, 2018
  • Pennsylvania
  • Florida
  • New York
  • Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
  • Drafts estate plans for a variety of clients
  • Aids clients in business succession planning
  • Works on complex estate administration matters
  • Served as certified legal intern at the Securities Arbitration Clinic
  • Served as Judicial Intern for Hon. Lisa Lenihan, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • Served as Legal Intern for the Lebanese Parliament
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law David R. Bookstaver Award: an award established by faculty and alumni, presented to student who demonstrates excellence in the transfer of property by devise, bequest, or gift
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law Pro Bono Service Leadership Recognition Award: for completing at least 100 hours of qualifying public service activity during law school
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law: CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Torts; Securities Arbitration Clinic; Gift & Estate Tax; and Estate Planning

Professional Affiliations

Community and Professional Service

  • Young Erie Philanthropists, Education Committee Member
  • Hamot Health Foundation, Board of Corporators

Speaking Engagements

  • Firm's Professional Advisor Symposium, October 2023: Probate: Misconceptions, Pros, and Cons

Articles and Publications