National Muslim Law Students Association

NMLSA Executive Board 2014 - 2015

Abadir Barre, President

Washington University in St. Louis Law School |

Abadir Barre is a 2L at Washington University in St. Louis, School of Law.  He received a double bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley in Political Science and Rhetoric.  After earning his bachelor's degrees he spent five years working in the legal industry in San Francisco.  He also spent one year working with non profits in East Africa.  Abadir is interested in practicing as an International Lawyer in Somalia working particularly with Rule of Law reform over there.    

Ali Chaudhry, Co-Vice President

Suffolk University School of Law |

Ali Chaudhry is a third-year evening student at Suffolk University Law School in Boston, MA. Ali was a former Outreach Direct for NMLSA and former Director of Communications for the Suffolk University Law School MLSA. In the summer of 2013, he was an intern the gang unit of the Suffolk County District Attorney's office where he assisted in drafting opposition motions against the defense counsel, as well as conducting legal research and writing for the district attorneys. This past summer Ali interned at the Boston Public Defenders Office where he drafted motions to dismiss and motions to suppress evidence on behalf of the public defenders. He also conducted legal research of Massachusetts criminal laws to assist the public defenders in their work. Ali plans to practice health law in Massachusetts upon graduation, but he is also open to other opportunities. Ali is a current member of the Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Inc., and he also is on the Fundraising Committee as well as the Youth Committee for his local Masjid. 

Madina Omar, Co-Vice President

University of California, Davis Law School |

Madina Omar is a third-year law student at the University of California, Davis School of Law (King Hall). She received her Bachelors in Arts in Political Science and International Relations from the University of California, Davis. She was born and raised in the Bay Area. At King Hall she is an active member of the Middle Eastern South Asian Law Students Association and the Muslim Law Students Association. She also is an Editor and Blogger at "I Plead Fifth Avenue". Madina is interested in practicing corporate/transactional law. 

Tony Busch, Secretary

Washington University in St. Louis, School of Law |

Tony Busch is a 2L at Washington University in St. Louis, School of Law.  Prior to law school, he attended the University of South Carolina where he studied International Business, Corporate Finance, and Arabic.  Tony then worked for four years in the government contracting industry.  During his 1L summer, Tony worked with the Institute for Justice in Bellevue, Washington.  But for law school, he would normally be an avid tennis player.  When not slaving over law school briefs, Tony spends time with his endlessly compassionate wife and their tortfeasing one-year-old son. 

Masih Fouladi, Director of Communications

UC Davis School of Law |

Masih Fouladi is a third year law student at UC Davis School of Law and is currently pursuing opportunities in Civil Rights, Local Government and Employment law. He earned a double major in Economics and Cognitive Psychology, cum laude, at the University of California, Irvine and has worked as an associate at the Los Angeles City Attorney’s office, the law firm of Orrick Herrington and Sutcliffe, and the Los Angeles CAIR chapter. He is the President of the UC Davis Muslim Law Student Association, an Islamic Scholarship Fund recipient, a diversity fellow of the Sacramento County Bar Association, and a board member on two Campus wide committees dedicated to promoting diversity and affordable education at UC Davis.

Previous Board Members

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