Attorney Rehan Alimohammad Appointed as Minority Director of the State Bar of Texas

Attorney Rehan Alimohammad

Attorney Rehan Alimohammad

Rehan Alimohammad, partner in the Sugar Land based law firm Alimohammad & Zafar, PLLC, was sworn in as Minority Director of the Texas State Bar on June 28th in San Antonio during the State Bar’s Annual Conference. The State Bar of Texas was created in 1882 by attorneys to uphold the highest ethical standards, and membership became mandatory for all attorneys practicing in the state in 1939.

The Texas State Bar is comprised of around 97,000 active members and is the fourth largest bar association in America. It is managed by its approximately 65 directors, who are elected or appointed and serve voluntarily, with no monetary compensation. The mission of the State Bar of Texas is to support the legal system, assure all citizens equal access to justice, foster high standards of ethical conduct for lawyers, enable its members to better serve their clients and the public, educate the public about the rule of law and promote diversity in the administration of justice and the practice of law. Alimohammad was appointed to a three-year term.

Alimohammad is a founding partner of Alimohammad & Zafar, PLLC, in charge of immigration law, tax law and litigation of family law matters. He was listed as one of the Top Attorneys in Houston, Texas by Houstonia Magazine in 2013 and 2014 and has a 10.0 Superb rating on Avvo, which rates all licensed attorneys. He also was named one of the Five Outstanding Young Texans by the Texas Junior Chamber of Commerce in 2011. Under his guidance, the firm has received the 2015 Global Mobility, Immigration and Logistics award for the Best Immigration Law Firm for Client Satisfaction in Texas from AI magazine.

Alimohammad is heavily involved in the Fort Bend community and State Bar organizations and is currently an advisor to the Texas State Bar Committee on Laws Related to Immigration & Nationality, appointed legal counsel and board member for the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce, elected to the Board of Directors for the Katy Bar Association, current member of American Immigration Lawyers Association and a current member of the Fort Bend County Bar Association. He was previously the Legal Member for His Highness Shia Imami Ismaili Council for the Southwest United States, member of the Texas State Bar Committee on Laws Related to Immigration and Nationality and elected Legal Counsel for the Houston Asian Junior Chamber of Commerce.

Alimohammad was brought up believing heavily in community service and credits his grandfather and father for instilling that value at an early age. He has taken cases on behalf of the YMCA International Services, the Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program, the University of Houston Legal Clinic and has volunteered for Fort Bend Lawyers Care. He has also organized wills clinics throughout the state of Texas that have resulted in free wills for over 1,000 people over a three-year period.

Alimohammad received a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin in 1996 and is a Certified Public Accountant admitted to the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy in 1997. He received a Juris Doctorate from the University of Houston Law Center in 2001 and was admitted to the Texas State Bar in 2001. Alimohammad & Zafar, PLLC is a
full-service law firm located in Sugar Land, Texas and focuses on immigration law, family law, business and corporate law, tax, estate planning, probate law and litigation.
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