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Mohammed Omar Badwan

Mohammed Omar Badwan

Practice areas:

Litigation, Bankruptcy & Debt

About Me

Mohammed Badwan attended the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana for his undergraduate studies. He obtained his bachelor's degree in Psychology in 2006. He was a recipient of the Dean's List Award 6 out of the 8 semesters while at the University of Illinois. Mr. Badwan was then admitted to the Southern Illinois University School of Law in 2006. He was a member of the trial-team and competed against other law schools from around the nation. During the Summer of 2008, he clerked at the Cook County State's Attorney's Office Felony Trial Division where he had the opportunity to prosecute numerous felony drug cases before the Honorable Judge Clayton Crane. He obtained his JD in the Spring of 2009. He successfully passed the bar exam in October 2009. Mr. Badwan is currently a Senior Associate and Head of the Bankruptcy Division at Sulaiman Law Group, Ltd. and focuses his practice on bankruptcy litigation (Chapters 7, 11, and 13) in federal bankruptcy court and consumer rights litigation in federal district court. To date, he has handled over 1000 consumer bankruptcies from inception to completion. Mr. Badwan has been selected to Thompson/Reuter's Super Lawyers: Illinois Rising Stars Award of Excellence for 2013 and 2014.

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Languages Spoken: English, Arabic

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2009

  1. Litigation: 80%
    4 years, 200 cases
  2. Bankruptcy & Debt: 20%
    5 years, 1 thousand cases

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

15 total 

  • James Henry Cossitt

    Mo is a high energy guy with a lot of passion and commitment to his cases. He obtains results and pursues his clients goals to successful outcomes.

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    James Cossitt Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Robert J Adams Jr.

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Badwan is an experienced well qualified Consumer Bankruptcy lawyer who well serves his clients.

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    Robert Adams Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Sulaiman Law Group, LTD.

900 Jorie Blvd Ste 150
Oak Brook, IL, 60523-3810

900 Jorie Blvd Ste 150
Oak Brook, IL, 60523-3810

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Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200908/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Laywers2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Top Attorneys: Rising Stars in IllinoisChicago Magazine2013
Chapter 11 Bootcamp GraduateMax Gardner2012
Bankruptcy Litigation Model GraduateMax Gardner2011

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior AssociateSulaiman Law Group, Ltd.2010 - Present
AttorneyChicago Legal LLC2010 - 2010
Law ClerkHorn, Khalaf, Abuzir & Mitchell2009 - 2009
Law ClerkCook County State's Attorney's Office2008 - 2008

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bankruptcy InstituteN/A2012 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysN/A2011 - Present

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Sulaiman Law Group, Ltd.The Luxury of the Infomed: A Tactical Guide to Foreclosure, Bankruptcy, and Creditor Harassment2012

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Illinois University School of LawN/AN/A2009
University of Illinois, Urbana-ChampaignPsychologyN/A2006

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Annual National Associaton of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys ConventionChapter 13: Applicable Commitment Period2014
Annual ABI Central States Bankruptcy WorkshopConsumer Track: Lien-Stripping in Consumer Bankruptcy: Bringing or Defending Actions to Avoid Junior Mortgages2014