MST Law Partner Furqan Mohammed Featured in NBC News Story Titled “Taxi Drivers Hit Hard Amid Pandemic, Ride Share Increase”

NBC News aired a pandemic special on the taxi industry in Chicago. MST Law’s Furqan Mohammed opined on the state of the industry and where he sees the future of the industry heading. The full clip can be watched here: https://www.nbcchicago.com/top-videos-home/taxi-drivers-hit-hard-amid-pandemic-ride-share-increases/2502230/.

WGN Interviews MST Attorney Furqan Mohammed in Cover Story Titled “Covid, Crime & Chaos: A WGN Investigates Special”

WGN Channel 7 aired a special premiere event on April 24, 2021, discussing the most notable stories in the one year following the pandemic lockdown. This segment included a recap of the impact covid has had on the Chicago taxi industry. Attorney Furqan Mohammed was featured in the original story in July 2020 as an industry expert and was interviewed again in April 2021 to see if the industry had recovered at all. The video can be watched here: https://wgntv.com/news/cover-story/covid-crime-chaos-a-wgn-investigates-special/ (click on “Part III” of the story).

 

Loyola University Chicago School of Law Invites Furqan Mohammed to Speak at Summer Professional Development Series Talk for Young Lawyers and Law Students

Partner Furqan Mohammed was invited to speak at the Loyola University School of Law’s Summer Professional Development Series. The topic of Furqan’s talk was “Finding, Acquiring and Keeping Clients Happy.” Loyola invited alumni to speak on topics that would benefit law students and recent graduates. Among other things, Furqan talked about starting his own law firm focusing on Islamic estate planning, the importance of client service, and how to continue to expand your professional network. The recorded talk can be found here.

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 Founder Furqan Mohammed Invited to Speak at the University of Illinois College of Law in Champaign, Illinois on “Muslims in Private Practice” Panel.

MST Law Founder Furqan Mohammed was invited to speak on a panel titled
“Muslims in Private Practice,” an informative event sponsored by the University of Illinois
College of Law. Among other issues, Furqan spoke about his career in private practice,
his transition from BigLaw to his own firm, and how being Muslim affects his day-to-day
practice.

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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MST Law Founder Furqan Mohammed Attends South Asian American Digital Archives’ (SAADA) Annual Gala in Chicago, Illinois

Furqan Mohammed attended the South Asian American Digital Archives’ (SAADA) Annual Gala held at the beautiful Newberry Library in the Gold Coast neighborhood of Chicago. The Gala, titles “The Hidden Histories of South Asian Chicago,” saw attendees from across the country gather to support SAADA’s critical mission of documenting and preserving the South Asian American history in the United States.