Omar Badawi, J.D.

Omar Badawi
Attorney Advisor at the Administrative Office of the United States Courts and Faculty member, Paralegal Studies Program
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Areas of Expertise

  • International Rule of Law Development
  • Federal Judiciary
  • Legal Writing

Omar Badawi is a U.S. Government attorney and international development practitioner. He serves as an Attorney Advisor at the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts where he supports federal judges in matters relating to federal judicial administration.  Professor Badawi also serves as staff to the Judicial Conference of the United States' Committee on International Judicial Relations, which works with foreign judiciaries to advance the rule of law and the administration of justice. 

Professor Badawi worked for ten years abroad and in Washington, D.C. as Country Director and Senior Advisor for the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative.  In these roles, he designed and implemented technical legal assistance programs addressing justice sector reform, legal education, constitutional development, access to justice, and anti-corruption. Professor Badawi previously practiced labor and employment law at Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP.


  • J.D., Indiana University Maurer School of Law
  • M.A., McGill University
  • B.S., Concordia University

Classes Taught

  • Advanced Legal Writing