Samir provides technical assistance and training to DBS’s located in Aging and Disability Resource Centers on benefits matters relevant to people with disabilities.
He is also on the Executive Board of the Public Interest Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin, and a founding member of the Wisconsin Association of Muslim Lawyers. Samir is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School. During his time in law school, Samir was a legal intern at the Supreme Court of Wisconsin. He also served as a law clerk at the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Mississippi Youth Justice Project, which worked to reduce the imprisonment of poor children of color by advocating for reforms to Mississippi’s juvenile justice, education, and mental health systems. Samir was also a student attorney at UW’s Neighborhood Law Clinic, which provided free legal services related to housing law, employment law, and public benefit eligibility to low-income individuals. Prior to law school, Samir received his Bachelor of Arts from UW-Madison with majors in English and History.