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Overview

A trilingual and bicultural lawyer, George brings an impressive range of work experience and exceptional writing skills to his partnership with clients on corporate transactional matters.

George’s practice concentrates on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, and securities matters. He performs legal research and drafts documents and memoranda to help clients achieve success in their business endeavors.

George gained valuable experience in transactional legal work serving as a summer associate at Husch Blackwell and as a student fellow at the Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic, a pro bono clinic for startup entrepreneurs in the mid-Missouri region. He drafted operating agreements and documentation for startup limited liability companies and corporations, and walked entrepreneurs through the legal process of setting up businesses.

As a judicial extern for the Hon. Patricia Breckenridge of the Supreme Court of Missouri, George wrote legal memos assessing whether the Court should grant or deny transfer requests from a lower state court. He also obtained experience at the Missouri Attorney General’s Office in the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and worked on pro bono cases for an Am Law 100 St. Louis-based law firm.

An accomplished writer, George has been published numerous times in law journals and has received prestigious awards for his writing.


Services

Education

  • J.D., University of Missouri School of Law
    • Dean's List
    • Journal of Dispute Resolution, Editor in Chief
    • John E. Burrus Memorial Prize for Outstanding Overall Journal Contribution
    • International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution, Best Original Student Article Award Recipient
    • Board of Advocates, Mediation Competition Director
    • Dispute Resolution Certificate
    • Graduate Teaching Assistant
    • Honor Code Committee Student Representative
    • Diversity Committee Student Representative
    • CALI Excellence Award: Highest Grade, Professional Responsibility
    • Certificates of Recognition for Gold Pro Bono Services
    • Phi Alpha Delta Fraternity, Vice Justice
  • B.A., University of Balamand (Lebanon)
    • Political Science & International Affairs
    • Graduated with distinction and first in class

Admissions

  • Missouri

Professional Associations and Memberships

The Elwood L. Thomas American Inn of Court, 2017-2018

Languages

  • Arabic, fluent
  • French, fluent
Outside the Office

Since moving from his hometown, Aleppo, Syria, George enjoys discovering new places in the United States.

George has traveled extensively throughout the Middle East and Europe. Now, with his home in Kansas City, Missouri, he explores within the United States. George also enjoys jogging and hiking outdoors and reading books about politics and economics.

Community Leadership
  • Deddeh Public School - Lebanon, Taught French language to Syrian refugees, 2013
  • Jesuits Scout - Syria, Worked with underprivileged youth and Iraqi refugees, 2004-2012
  • University of Roehampton, London, Service Learning & Civic Engagement Training, 2014
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