Laila is the newest member of the CAIR-AZ team, bringing a well-rounded legal skillset to our growing chapter. Laila is a graduate of Arizona State University's Sandra Day-O'Connor College of Law, and was admitted to the Arizona Bar in 2017.
Prior to law school, Laila worked at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission where she dealt with issues of refugee civil rights. Laila is fluent in Arabic so she was able to conduct complete interviews in Arabic with some of the refugee clients. Throughout law school at Arizona State University, Laila was the shelter director for a domestic violence shelter in Phoenix where she dealt with family law and criminal law matters. During law school, the Islamic Scholarship Fund awarded Laila a scholarship for her commitment to service through law. Laila has worked for distinguished Judges at the Arizona Court of Appeals and the federal District Court of Arizona. In addition, she interned for the largest law firm in Arizona. She graduated with high distinction for her pro bono work which included volunteering more than 100 hours of free legal services. Laila has now merged her track record of service with her passion for civil rights as she joins CAIR Arizona to protect the civil rights of the Arizona community..