Hafiz Shahier Rahman Wins Award


Shahier Rahman (front left) poses with his fellow FSU teammates after winning the mock trial competition.

Shahier Rahman, a hafiz Qur’an, and a member of Jama Masjid, Orlando, won the “Outstanding Attorney Award” at the 29th American Mock Trial Association National Championship Tournament, held in Washington, D.C. this past weekend.

Furthermore, Shahier was the captain of the Florida State’s mock trial team that won the 29th American Mock Trial Association National Championship Tournament. It is the 1st time that Florida became National Champion. With formidable teams such as Duke, Harvard, Princeton, UCLA, UC Irvine, University of Virginia and Yale attending the tournament, the team from Florida, under the leadership of Shahier, wiped the floor with them, earning the title of National Champions.

Shahier worked as the campaign coordinator for downtown Orlando when President Obama was running for the office in 2008. He introduced the President at the Orlando downtown rally. He currently works for the Florida Senate.

Shahier Rahman completed the memorization of the Holy Qur’an at Darul Hifz in 2003 and excelled in Academics thereby went in pursuit of becoming a Lawyer.


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