Mohamed N. Bakry

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    Mohamed is a member of the Casualty department where he defends clients in wrongful death cases related to product liability, premises liability and transportation. His clients include manufacturers; property owners; retailers and product suppliers faced with lawsuits alleging assault and battery; defects on the premises; acts of negligent third parties; improper maintenance of the premises; and design defects, to name a few. He also defends product manufacturers, suppliers and premises owners in asbestos litigation.

    Additionally, Mohamed has experience handling automobile liability matters representing businesses and individuals involved in auto accidents, negligent auto claims, and personal injury cases.

    Mohamed has deep experience in criminal litigation having previously worked for the Defender Association of Philadelphia.  Within his current criminal defense practice, Mohamed has represented criminal defendants facing charges in Federal and State court. He has represented individuals charged with possession of narcotics and DUI, to major felonies such as fraud, burglary, robbery, assault, and homicide.  He has also defended doctors and business owners against Attorney General grand jury investigations regarding Medicare fraud and insurance fraud.  

    Mohamed actively participates in arbitration and major jury trial cases from inception to final resolution. In representing clients, he handles all phases of litigation, including initial case investigation, discovery, depositions, motion practice and the preparation of witnesses for trial.

    As an active member of the volunteer community, Mohamed served on the Board of Trustees for Nationalities Service Center from 2012 to 2017. This non-profit organization provides social, educational and legal services to immigrants and refugees in the Greater Philadelphia area. As a board member for Nationalities Service Center, Mohamed held various positions in different Committees and was Chair of the Board.  Mohamed currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Lawyers' Club of Philadelphia, a social and educational organization working to promote camaraderie among members of the bench and the bar in the Philadelphia area.

     

    Classes/Seminars Taught

    4th and 5th Amendments: Civilian and Police Interactions – Panelist, SABA Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, June, 2019

    Know Your Rights, Drexel University's Black Graduate Student Union, February 23, 2018

    Opioid Addiction in the Workers Compensation Arena, Greater Philadelphia Executive Claims Council, February 15, 2018

    Understanding the 5th Amendment, Muslim American Community Association, April 2015

    Defending a Criminal Case, Marshall Dennehey Seminar, February 2015

    Know Your Rights: Immigration, Premises Liability, and the 4th Amendment, Muslim American Community Association, December 2014

    An Overview of the Criminal Justice System for Interpreters, Nationalities Service Center, May 2013

    Publications

    "Five Diverse Viewpoints, One Common Goal: Increased Diversity in the Legal Community," For the Defense, April 2016

    "Government Disclosure Obligations in Criminal Cases," The Legal Intelligencer, White Collar Crime Supplement, May 5, 2015

    Admissions
    New Jersey
    2007
    Pennsylvania
    2007
    U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
    U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
    Education
    Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law (J.D., 2007)
    Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (B.A., cum laude, 2003)
    Honors & awards
    Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star
    2015-2020
    Associations & memberships
    Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel, Member
    Defense Research Institute; Diversity Committee member and co-editor, "Diversity Insider" newsletter
    National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    Nationalities Service Center Board of Trustees
    Pennsylvania Bar Association
    Philadelphia Bar Association
    The Lawyers Club of Philadelphia, Board Member
    Justice For Our Neighbors of the Delaware Valley, Chair of the Board
    Year joined
    2013