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 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. While waiting for admission to the Illinois Bar he clerked at Horn, Khalaf, Abuzir & Mitchell in Palos Hills, Illinois; focusing on litigation. He was admitted to the Illinois Bar in November of 2009. To date, he has handled over 650 consumer bankruptcies from inception to completion. He also handles misdemeanor and felony criminal cases. Mr. Badwan currently practices in both federal and state courts.