Education

Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University (LMU)
Juris Doctor (J.D.), Law (1998 – 2000)

University of Southern California (USC)
Master of Science (M.S.), Engineering (1995 – 1997)

Honors & Societies

Dean’s Honor List
School of Engineering Honor Society
Tau Beta Pi
Chi Epsilon

University of Southern California (USC)
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Engineering (1993 – 1995)

Honors & Societies

Dean’s Honor List
School of Engineering Honor Society
Tau Beta Pi
Chi Epsilon

Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT)
Law (1997-1998)

Honors & Societies

Charles Evans Hughes Moot Court Competition (Chicago, Illinois)
Trial Advocacy

California State University, Long Beach (CSULB)
Engineering  (1995)

University of California, Irvine (UCI)
Engineering (1990-93)

Fullerton College
(1991)

Sunny Hills High School
High School / International Baccalaureate (1990)

Accomplishments

Honors & Awards

Attorney Journal Magazine
Attorney Of The Month [Cover Story] (April 2017)

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Attorney Journal (Vol. 133, 2017) Cover Feature: “THE PROBLEM SOLVER: Scientist, Engineer, CIA Partner, FBI Advisor, and High-Profile Trial Lawyer Omar Siddiqui is Who Individuals, Businesses, and Even the Federal Government Turn to for Solutions to Complex Problems.”

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FBI Service Award
FBI Los Angeles CAAA (April 2017)

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“For outstanding commitment, dedication, knowledge, spirit and service to the FBI Los Angeles CAAA” [2012 – 2017]

Certificate of Appreciation
Central Intelligence Agency – CIA (January 2017)

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Keynote Speaker — Martin Luther King Jr. Day. (CIA Headquarters; Langley, VA)
“In recognition of your participation in the 2017 Diversity & Inclusion Celebration.”

FBI Director’s Leadership Award
FBI Director James Comey – Federal Bureau of Investigation/Dept. of Justice (April 2016)

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In a ceremony at FBI Headquarters (Washington DC) on April 15, 2016, FBI Director James B. Comey recognized Omar Siddiqui as recipient of the FBI Director’s Leadership Award.

“You have done extraordinary good across communities in this country and have made a lasting difference,” said Director Comey. “Thank you for that good, thank you for what you represent, and thank you for inspiring not just the FBI but this entire country.”

USS Alexandria (SSN 757) Challenge Coin Medallion
U.S. Navy [Commanding Officer T.A. Santala] (April 2016)

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Medallion presented to Omar Siddiqui aboard the USS ALEXANDRIA (SSN 757) [Los Angeles Class Nuclear Attack Submarine; Squadron 11]; United States Navy (Naval Base Point Loma; San Diego, California)

FBI Certificate of Recognition
U.S. Dept. of Justice/Federal Bureau of Investigation – FBI (November 2015)

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“In recognition of your dedicated service… The FBI and the American people have been the beneficiaries of your professionalism and commitment, and we thank you for your continued support.” – David L. Bowdich (FBI Assistant Director)

Certificate of Participation
Central Intelligence Agency – CIA (June 2015)

Certificate of Congressional Recognition
U.S. House of Representatives – Ed Royce, 39th Dist. (June 2014)

Certificate of Congressional Recognition
U.S. House of Representatives – Ed Royce, 39th Dist. (April 2014)

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“U.S. Representative Ed Royce of California’s 39th Congressional District commends you for your leadership and service to the community. Thank you for your great efforts in keeping our communities safe…” – Honorable Ed Royce (Member of Congress – 39th Dist.)

California State Assembly Certificate of Recognition
California State Assembly – Young Kim, 65th Dist. (August 2015)

California State Assembly Certificate of Recognition
California State Assembly – Sharon Quirk-Silva, 65th Dist. (June 2014)

Certificate of Appreciation
County of Orange, California (November 2016)

Certificate of Appreciation
City of Fullerton/Fullerton Police Dept (June 2016)

Certificate of Appreciation
Southern Poverty Law Center – SPLC (2015, 2016, 2017)

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“In recognition of your important contribution to the ongoing fight against hatred and intolerance in America…. [Omar Siddiqui] will be added to the Wall of Tolerance in Montgomery, Alabama, to provide inspiration to all those who choose to take a stand against hatred. Thank you for taking a stand.” – Morris Dees (Founder, SPLC; Recipient Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Prize)

Certificate of Appreciation
Bethel Korean Church – Irvine, CA (January 2017)

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FBI + DEA: “Chasing the Dragon” Seminar Presentation

Certificate of Excellence
Consulate General of Pakistan – Los Angeles (August 2004)

Super Lawyer
Los Angeles Magazine (2009, 2010, 2011; 2015, 2016, 2017  & 2018)

Super Lawyer
Orange Coast Magazine (2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018)

Organizations

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Advisor/Consultant – National Security / Counter Terrorism (2010 to Present)

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Community Partner (2015 to Present)
Advisor (2015-2017)

InfraGard Alliance
(FBI + Joint Regional Intelligence Center + OC Private Sector Terrorism Response Group)
Alliance Member (2010 to Present)

Fullerton Police Department
Advisory Board Member – Police Chief’s Advisory Committee) (2015 to Present)

Loyola Law School – Loyola Marymount University (LMU)
Member – Board of Directors (2016 to Present)
Instructor – Law & Technology (2017)

Experience

Attorney / Partner
Ulwelling | Siddiqui LLP (2004 – Present)

Trial Lawyers, Advocates, Defenders, Negotiators, Counselors…. PROBLEM SOLVERS.

National Director, Special Projects + Board Member: National Board of Directors
FBI National Cit. Acad. Alumni Assoc. [FBINCAAA] (2014 – Present)

Chairman of the Board
FBI Los Angeles Cit. Acad. Alumni Assoc [FBI LA CAAA] (2012 – 2014)

Attorney / Litigation
Morris Polich & Purdy LLP (2000 – 2004)

Judicial Law Clerk / Extern
U.S. District Court (Central Dist. of California) (1999 – 2000)

Law Clerk / Case Facilitator
Superior Court of California (Orange County) (1998 – 1999)

Co-Founder / President + Computer Engineer
Innovative Technologies & Engineering Inc. (Innov8v) (1994 – 1998)

Civil Engineer
SID Geotechnical Inc. (1992 – 1997)

Certifications

State Bar of California

U.S. Court of Appeals (Ninth Circuit)

U.S. District Court (Central Dist. of California)

U.S. District Court (Northern Dist. of California)

U.S. District Court (Southern Dist. of California)

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Academy
Dept. of Homeland Security / Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) (2017)

Fullerton Police Cit. Academy — Fullerton, CA
Fullerton Police Department (FPD) (2015)

FBI Citizens Academy (Los Angeles, CA)
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) (2010)

National Leadership Academy (Washington D.C.)
Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (2017)

FE / EIT Engineering Certification
California Department of Consumer Affairs

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