MST Law Founder Furqan Mohammed Invited to Speak at Northwest Indiana Islamic Center on Islamic Estate Planning

In conjunction with launching an Endowment Fund, the Northwest Indiana Islamic Center (NWIIC) invited MST Law Founder Furqan Mohammed to speak on the topic of Islamic estate planning and the importance of the wasiyyah (charitable giving) to support our Islamic institutions. A full video of the presentation can be found on the NWIIC’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/nwiic/videos/777994936720128/.

MST Law Founders Amro Shamaileh and Furqan Mohammed Interviewed on Canadian Islamic Wealth Podcast

MST Law’s attorneys were featured on an extended conversation on Islamic Estate Planning with Jesse Reitberger, an executive with Canadian Islamic Wealth, a wealth management firm based in Canada. Among other things, Furqan and Amro discussed the importance of estate planning and some of the intricacies that arise with Islamic estate planning. A link to the full interview can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sszq0S9ECwk.

Furqan Mohammed Invited to Speak at Real Estate Tax Appeal Seminar by Great Lakes Credit Union

The Great Lakes Credit Union, a HUD-certified financial counselor for home buyers, hosted a webinar titled “Appealing Your Property Taxes,” which had over 100 registrants for the event. Attorneys Furqan Mohammed and Ryan Schaefges discussed real estate taxes in the context of property transactions the processes to appeal your own taxes. More information about this event (and future events hosted by GLCU for homebuyers) can be found on their website (https://www.glcu.org/) and the organization’s Eventbrite page (https://www.eventbrite.com/o/great-lakes-credit-union-15196946149).

Furqan Mohammed Invited to Speak at Loyola Law School Webinar Titled “Lawyering in Another Language”

Loyola University Chicago School of Law’s International Law Society (ILS) hosted a webinar for the law school titled “Lawyering in Another Language” in which attorneys in private practice, nonprofit and corporate settings discussed how they service clients in a different language. Among other things, Furqan discussed the powerful impact cultural and language relatability have on client relations.

Partner Furqan Mohammed Recognized as a Rising Star for Sixth Consecutive Year by Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine

Mohammed, Shamaileh & Tabahi, LLC Founder, Furqan Mohammed, was selected as a “Rising Star” by Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine for the sixth consecutive year (2016-2021). Super Lawyers is the preeminent attorney rating service in the country and recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers from any state.

Candidates for Super Lawyers are identified through peer recognition ballots, as well as by an independent research staff. Nominees are graded on a point scale that considers 12 indicators of professional achievement, including experience, representative clients, verdicts and settlements, scholarly lectures and writing, honors and awards, and pro bono and community service.

MST Law Invited to Speak on Islamic Estate Planning by University Islamic Financial (UIF)

MST Law co-founders Amro Shamaileh and Furqan Mohammed spoke at a national webinar sponsored by University Islamic Financial (UIF) on April 25, 2020, as part of UIF’s “Weekly Webinar” initiative.  Among other things, the IW executives spoke about the requirements of an Islamic Will, the benefits of secular estate planning, and the benefits of creating a trust to manage assets. The webinar drew over 600 registrants from across the country.

“Weekly Webinars” is an initiative sponsored and hosted by UIF to engage and educate Muslim Americans on topics that may be of interest to them.

MST Law Co-Founder Furqan Mohammed Recognized as a Rising Star for Fifth Consecutive Year by Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine

Mohammed, Shamaileh & Tabahi, LLC Founder, Furqan Mohammed, was selected as a “Rising Star” by Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine for the fifth consecutive year (2016-2020). Super Lawyers is the preeminent attorney rating service in the country and recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers from any state. A digital release of the 2019 edition can be found here.

Candidates for Super Lawyers are identified through peer recognition ballots, as well as by an independent research staff. Nominees are graded on a point scale that considers 12 indicators of professional achievement, including experience, representative clients, verdicts and settlements, scholarly lectures and writing, honors and awards, and pro bono and community service.

MST Law’s Amro Shamaileh and Furqan Mohammed Speak at Islamic Foundation of Greater St. Louis (IFGSTL) Mosque on Islamic Estate Planning.

MST Law Founders Amro Shamaileh and Furqan Mohammed were
requested to speak on a panel on Islamic Estate Planning by the Islamic Foundation of
Greater St. Louis (IFGSTL). Among other topics, the speakers discussed the importance
and requirements of an estate plan from an Islamic and secular perspective. More
information about the event can be found on the IFGSTL website:
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