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    Mohammad Ahmed Faruqui was born in Shamsabad, India, and grew up with his brother and parents in New York City until he was 16 years old.  His parents then settled in the Florida Panhandle in 1993 to establish a medical clinic serving the rural patients of Calhoun County and the surrounding area.  Mr. Faruqui went to college at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, thereafter worked as a newspaper reporter in Panama City, Florida, and then moved to Fort Lauderdale, Florida to attend law school at the Nova-Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center.  Mr. Faruqui is a licensed attorney admitted to practice in front of the Florida Supreme Court and all of Florida's lower courts, the United States District Court for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida, and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida.  He has lived in the Fort Lauderdale area since 2002, and has two sons with his wife Faizah.

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Languages spoken: Hindi, Urdu

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Aviation: 60%
  2. Bankruptcy: 20%
  3. Litigation: 20%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($275-375/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Tejus Kishor Karia

    I endorse this lawyer. He is extremely well versed in Aviation Law, a niche practice that requires a special skill set.

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    Tejus Karia Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Alexander Penalta

    Attorney Fauqui has broad experience in litigation and community service having served with Legal Aid, the Public Defender and the State Attorney. He is heavily involved in aviation and is my go to lawyer for purchase, sale and transfer of aircraft. I endorse this lawyer as one of the most dedicated and ethical lawyers in Florida.

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    Alexander Penalta Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Aerolaw Offices PLLC

1500 NE Third Avenue, Suite 1500
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33301

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing200606/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Pro Bono Bronze AwardNova-Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
MemberAerolaw Offices PLLC2013 - Present
PresidentFaruqui Law Firm, P.A.2007 - Present
Assistant State AttorneyOffice of the State Attorney of the 17th Judicial District2006 - 2007
Independent Contractor AttorneyHuron Consulting Group2005 - 2010
Certified Legal InternLaw Office of the Public Defender of the 17th Judicial District2004 - 2004
Legal InternLegal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc.2004 - 2004
Legal Intern to Circuit Judge Alfred J. Horrowitz17th Judicial Circuit2003 - 2003
Newspaper ReporterThe Panama City News Herald1998 - 2002
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Bar, Aviation Law CommitteeChair2016 - Present
Experimental Aircraft AssociationMember2012 - Present
City of Davie Parks and RecreationVolunteer Soccer Coach2012 - Present
AOPA Legal Services PanelPanel Attorney2011 - Present
Lawyer Pilots Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Florida Bar, Aviation Law CommitteeMember2011 - Present
International Air Transportation Safety Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
National Business Aviation AssociationMember2010 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2009 - Present
Premier Networking AllianceMember2009 - Present
South Asian Bar Association of FloridaMember2007 - Present
Florida Muslim Bar AssociationBoard Member-at-Large2006 - Present
Broward County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Association for American JusticeMember2002 - Present
Aircraft Owners and Pilots AssociationMember1999 - Present
Florida Bar, Aviation Law CommitteeVice Chair2014 - 2016
Florida Press ClubMember1999 - 2002
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re: Continental Aviation Services Corp.Case dismissed in client's favor, Continental returned equipment to client and made an out-of-court settlement with client on damages.
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law CenterN/AJD - Juris Doctor2005
Emory UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Premier Networking Alliance - Plantation LuncheonCommon Misconceptions about Bankruptcy2009