Abdullah sharpened his legal writing and experienced a courtroom firsthand as a judicial extern for the Hon. Christopher McDonald in the Iowa Court of Appeals. By captaining the ABA Moot Court team, he developed presentation and argument skills that earned him finalist and semifinalist honors during his tenure.
Abdullah also gained invaluable, business-oriented legal experience through the in-house legal perspective under a clerkship with Casey’s General Stores, and he dove into legal research as an assistant to a Drake University Law professor.
Abdullah prides himself on the quality of his relationships. His family, friends and fiancé mean the world to him. He loves to spend his free time exercising, cooking and cheering for his favorite soccer club, Arsenal.