Furqan Mohammed is passionate about helping Muslims navigate the intersection between Islamic and secular law. Furqan founded Islamic Wills USA with the belief that Muslims in the United States should have an affordable and accessible option to creating an estate plan that complies with both sets of laws. Furqan has helped clients create wills and estate plans for estates of all sizes.
Prior to founding Islamic Wills USA, Furqan worked as a commercial litigator for five years at one of the largest law firms in the United States. Since May 2017, Furqan has been a founding partner at Mohammed, Shamaileh & Tabahi, LLC, which provides business services to corporations and individuals.
Furqan’s value to his clients has been recognized time and time again. He has been distinguished as an Illinois “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine for three consecutive years, identified on the Lawyer of Color’s Second Annual “Hot List” for the Midwest Region, and received pro bono awards from Chicago Volunteer Legal Services (CVLS) and the Domestic Violence Legal Clinic (DVLC) for his work with the indigent South Asian community and victims of domestic violence, respectively. Furqan’s legal work has been recognized by ABC, WGN, NPR Radio, among other media outlets, and featured in his alma mater law school’s Alumni Spotlight.
Furqan graduated summa cum laude from Loyola University Chicago in 2008 and from Loyola University Chicago School of Law magna cum laude in 2011, where he served as the President of the Muslim Law Students Association. Furqan serves as an adjunct professor at Loyola University and presents frequently on a range of legal topics for lawyers and on the practice of law for students interested in law.
Furqan is fluent in Urdu/Hindi.