Associate Attorney In St. Louis, MO
Originally from Bosnia, Najla came to the United States with her family when she was a year old and they settled in St. Louis, Missouri. Najla attended Webster University and majored in Legal Studies. Through Webster, she was able to study abroad in Vienna, Austria, where she focused her studies on abnormal psychology and human behavior. She graduated with departmental honors. During her time in undergrad she worked as a Bosnian translator for a plaintiff’s firm in St. Louis. Afterwards, Najla moved to Carbondale, Illinois and attended Southern Illinois University School of Law where she graduated magna cum laude in May of 2020. During her time in law school, she interned for the federal public defender’s office.
Najla was admitted to the Missouri Bar in September of 2020.
Speaking Engagements and Publications
- “An Invasion of Privacy: Genetic Testing in an Age of Unlimited Access” in the Southern Illinois University Law Journal