Abed Awad | Hasbrouck Heights Estate Lawyer

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Abed Awad

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Abed Awad is a founding partner of Awad & Khoury, LLP located in Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey.  Abed Awad practices in the Trusts, and Estates and Business and Commercial areas of laws. He handles estate planning, estate administration and estate litigation as well as asset protection and business succession planning. Awad has native fluency in Arabic and is a national expert in laws of the Middle East.

In addition to his Juris Doctorate, Mr. Awad holds a Certificate in Comparative Law & a Masters in Near and Middle East Studies from the University of London (School of Oriental & African Studies). Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Awad was the Law Clerk for the Honorable George E. Sabbath of the New Jersey Superior Court.

As a frequent public speaker at bar associations, universities, conventions and political events, Mr. Awad lectures on subjects ranging from law, politics, gender, religion, and culture internationally, with more than 200 television and radio appearances. Mr. Awad has appeared on ABC, CNN, CNNfn, CBC, BBC World Service, Channel 4 (England) among others. Mr. Awad has been quoted in numerous American newspapers such as The New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, The Guardian, Fox News, Chicago Tribune, Star Ledger, Bergen Record, Village Voice, New Jersey Law Journal and Chicago Lawyer among others.

Awad is an Adjunct Law Professor at Rutgers Law School, Newark, and has taught at Pace Law School and Seton Hall Law School. Mr. Awad received an AV rating by Martindale, which is the highest Peer Review rating reflecting the highest professional excellence and is a fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers.

Awad was a Managing Editor on Pace International Law Review and has published extensively on different areas of law in various publication including the International Lawyer, Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women, New Jersey Law Journal, CNN, National Law Journal, North Carolina Lawyers Weekly, and The Nation, Star Ledger, Jurist, among others.
Position Organization Location Duration
Founding PartnerAwad & Khoury, LLPHasbrouck Heights, NJPresent
School Degree Major Graduation
Pace University School of LawJ.D. Law School1998  
Pace University Law SchoolJD1998
University of London (School of Oriental & African Studies)Masters1995
University of London (School of Oriental & African Studies)Certificate in Comparative Law1994
Saint Peter's CollegeBachelors1991
State / Court Date
New Jersey1999
New York1999
  • International Law Association | Member | 2011 - Present
    American Bar Association | Member | 2010 - Present
    New Jersey Bar Association | Member | 2004 - Present
    New York State Bar Association | Member | 2004 - Present
  • Avenue Magazine’s Legal Elite | Avenue Magazine | 2011
    AV Peer Review Rating | Martindale-Hubbell | 2010
    Fellow, International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers | International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers | 2010
    Vision and Achievement Award | Mental Health Association in Passaic County | 2009
    Lawyer of the Year | National Lawyers Weekly Magazine | 2002
    New York State Bar Association Law Student Ethics Essay Award | New York State Bar Associate | 1997
  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Women and Islam | Marriage: Legal Foundations | 2013
    Oxford Encyclopedia of Women and Islam | Divorce: Legal Foundations | 2013
    The Nation | The True Story of Sharia in American Courts | 2012
    New Jersey Law Journal | Chipping Away At Divorce Quagmire for Muslim and Jewish Women | 2012
    Jurist-Sidebar | Negative Connotations Surrounding Sharia Must Be Dispelled | 2012
    North Carolina Lawyers Weekly | Appeals Court Had the Chance To Do Right By a Wife and Children – But Declined It | 2011
    Salon.com | Q & A: What Sharia Law Actually Means | 2011
    The International Lawyer (ABA) | Iflas & Chapter 11: Classical Islamic Law and Modern Bankruptcy Law | 2010
    National Law Journal | Oklahoma Amendment is Unconstitutional: Barring Court from Considering Sharia Law Violated the Supremacy Clause & the First Amendment | 2010
    New Jersey Law Journal | Religion-Based Claim in Abuse Case Wisely Pierced by Appeals Court | 2010
    Alphabet Kids Children Book | Umar’s Magic Oven | 2010
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(1999) Licensed as Attorney in New Jersey. Verified with New Jersey Bar Association.June 01, 2020
(1999) Licensed as Attorney in New York. Verified with New York State Unified Court System.June 01, 2020

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Language: English | Arabic

Update Date: 2014-06-02

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Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604
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