Tahirah has a practice advocating for the rights of religious persecuted individuals. She often partners with other lawyers and groups to support and build awareness around this matter.
Tahirah Amatul-Wadud is has been internationally recognized for her work as an attorney operating a successful law practice in Massachusetts and New York. She has served as lead counsel in cases involving religious intolerance directed at Muslims. As counsel for the residents of Islamberg, (Hancock) NY she has advocated for awareness of the threats of violence facing that Muslim community. She serves on the Commission on the Status of Women for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Ms. Tahirah Amatul-Wadud is on the board of the National Conference for Community & Justice and the committee for the Hampden County Bar Association’s Children’s Law Project. Ms. Amatul-Wadud served as moderator of the panel discussion of Diversity Within Unity hosted by the Islamic Council of New England in fall 2014.
Ms. Amatul-Wadud was educated in a small Muslim school in Brooklyn, NY before moving to Western Massachusetts as a child. Ms. Amatul-Wadud attended Elms College, Chicopee, MA where she graduated cum laude, in 1998 and later attended Western New England University School of Law, Springfield, MA, from where she graduated in 2005. She is admitted to practice before the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, the United States District Courts for the Northern District of New York and for the District of Massachusetts.
Ms. Amatul-Wadud is the married mother of seven beautiful children.
Legal matters impacting the family require a level of trust, sensitivy and assertive advocacy on behalf of the lawyer. Tahirah is experinced and skilled in all areas of domestic relations. She enjoys advocating for her clients and they depend on her during what is the often the toughest times of their lives.