Hassan Shibly, Esq.Founder and Lead Attorney
Hassan Shibly, a Syrian American Immigrant, is an internationally recognized civil rights attorney and non-profit consultant with over a decade of advocacy experience.
He is is the founder of Muslim Legal, a boutique law firm focused on assisting American Muslims find faith based solutions to their legal needs. Prior to that he served as the executive director of the largest Florida Muslim Civil rights organization, CAIR-FL for a decade. He has helped CAIR-FL grow into one of the largest American Muslim civil rights organizations and been instrumental in inspiring the American Muslim community to establish or grow similar offices across the country.
His work has focused on protecting the American Muslim community from FBI harassment, profiling, informant recruitment and entrapment; CBP and TSA profiling and detention; and protecting prisoner’s rights and assisting victims of the US war on terror. He does so through direct pro-bono legal representation, education through public speaking and social media marketing, lobbying and political advocacy, traditional media engagement and appearances, and fundraising and inspiring institutional growth of the American Muslim community.
He is not afraid to take on controversial cases and speak truth to power, and his advocacy work has earned him many enemies. He has also established a traditional Islamic education publishing company and Help Yateem USA, a non-profit focused on empowering orphans in Africa.
Mahira Khan, Esq.Estate Planning, Of-Counsel
Mahira Q. Khan is an attorney licensed in Florida and Texas, primarily focusing on estate planning, probate, and non-profit work at the firm. Mahira’s experience includes financial services, credit, and property litigation, in addition to immigration and family law. Mahira graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Minor in Philosophy in 2010. Thereafter, she graduated from the Karamah, Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights, Law & Leadership Program. Mahira then earned her law degree from the Florida International University College of Law in 2013, where she was awarded the Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton Scholarship as well as the CALI Excellence Award for International & Comparative Law. While in law school, Mahira served as a student attorney at the Health, Ethics, Law and Policy Clinic, interned at the 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida with the Honorable Judge Sarah Zabel, and interned as a legal editor with the Bloomberg BNA Patent, Trademark, & Copyright Journal. With her unique legal and leadership experience, Mahira is passionate about meeting the needs of the Muslim community.
Mohammad Shair, Esq.Immigration Attorney, Of-Counsel
Attorney practicing a wide range of areas, with a particular focus on immigration, family, and landlord tenant law. As a child of immigrants who faced numerous immigration issues, Mohammad takes immigration cases at a personal level. Personal experiences motivate the careful consideration each case is given and the passion each client is advocated for. Mohammad graduated from Florida A&M University College of Law in 2017. Mohammad is admitted to practice law in the State of Florida, with the ability to practice immigration across the United States.