Amin Omar is a practicing attorney at Dean Omar Branham Shirley. He never has had a degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. His practice focuses on patent litigation, representing startups and other companies in the tech industry. Amin is also a motivational speaker, author of the novel, The Gilded Age, and the Founder and Producer of The Dean Omar Show.
Background & Motivation
Amin grew up in a very conservative family in a small town.
Amin decided to go to law school right after he graduated college. He went to the University of Texas at Austin to get his Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering. He also joined a consulting firm and went on to earn his MBA from the University of Texas McCombs School of Business.
After getting his MBA, Amin decided that he wanted to be a lawyer. But he couldn’t just walk in and get admitted into a top law school. So instead of going straight into law school, he decided to become a patent attorney because it was something he had wanted to do for a while. Amin said that being a patent lawyer is an exciting field.
Honors and Professional Affiliations
Amin was the 2014 Texas Rising Star Super Lawyer, a legal honor given to no more than 2.5% of attorneys in the state. He has been featured as one of “Austin’s Top Lawyers” by Austin Monthly Magazine and voted as a Top Attorney by The National Academy of Inventors.
After graduating from law school, he worked at a large firm in New York City for two years before coming back to Austin to open his practice. Amin is the Founder and Producer of The Dean Omar Show, a podcast hosted on iTunes and Google Play. Dean Omar Show is about sharing insights about the law, technology, and business for young professionals.
Amin has been a motivational speaker at several conferences and universities. He has spoken to students about the difficulties of life and shared his story on numerous occasions. Dean Omar Show is a podcast featuring business leaders and entrepreneurs worldwide who share their insights about technology, entrepreneurship, and law.