Mohammad Ali Hamoudi

Adjunct Professor


Seattle University School of Law
901 12th Avenue, Sullivan Hall
P.O. Box 222000
Seattle, WA 98122-1090


JD, John F. Kennedy University, 2010
New School University, MFA, Writing, 2003
New School University, BA, Liberal Arts, 2002


Mohammad Ali Hamoudi began his legal career as a solo practitioner in San Francisco in 2010. In California, he served on the board of governors of the California Attorneys for Criminal Justice. In 2014, he was hired as an Assistant Federal Defender in Seattle, where he has worked on trials and appellate cases, including capital and non-capital habeas matters. He frequently argues motions in federal court in the Western District of Washington. He is admitted to practice in Washington and California. Currently he is on the membership committee for the Federal Bar Association and is a regional delegate for the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He previously taught criminal procedure at San Francisco Law School at Alliant International University and worked on federal capital cases in Iowa, New Mexico, and Idaho.