Fathalla Al-Meswari

Professorial Lecturer in Law
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, District Of Columbia 20052
Fathalla Al-Meswari

Dr. Al-Meswari has extensive knowledge of and experience in civil law system. Before coming to the United States in 1979, Dr. Al-Meswari worked as a public prosecutor and then as a trial judge at the Court of First Instance in Benghazi  Libya, adjudicating both civil and criminal cases. He then became a civil law notary public, drafting and authenticating real estate transactions, mortgages and corporation contracts.

In addition to his adjunct position as a professorial lecturer in law at GW Law, Dr. Al-Meswari has worked as a full time position as in-house Counselor at the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Washington, D.C. In that capacity, he wrote diplomatic notes, and communicated with the Office of foreign Missions in the U.S. Department of State, he also advises Embassy staff on legal issues and manages legal matters and proceedings in which the Embassy or its nationals are involved. Before he joined the UAE Embassy, he worked as an academic advisor at the Saudi educational Mission in Washington, D.C.


SJD, LLM, George Washington University; MCJ, Howard University; LLB, University of Libya, Benghazi