Prior to coming to Cincinnati, Stephen Mudibo worked on legal research, advising, and trademarking at Simba and Simba Law Firm in Kenya, which specializes in corporate law and intellectual property. Mudibo previously worked with UN Habitat, the United Nations program for promoting sustainable human settlements in urban areas. Mudibo is a graduate of the Kenya School of Law.
Nurbek Sabirov is a partner at Kalikov & Associates Law Firm in the Kyrgyz Republic, with extensive litigation and arbitration experience. Sabirov has also participated in working groups leading to changes in labor, business, tax, and civil procedure codes. Sabirov is a graduate of the Department of Law at Kyrgyz National University.
Zamira Saidi is a licensed defense attorney at Shajjan & Associates in Afghanistan and has coached and judged at international moot court competitions. In 2016, Saidi founded the Afghan Women Education and Empowerment Services Organization (AWEESO). Saidi is a graduate of Kabul University.
Galina Seregina has consulting experience in international tax law at the Offcy Trust House in Russia, and previously as a paralegal with Cliff Legal Services. In 2018, Seregina and her team advanced to the International Rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition after winning in the Qualifying Rounds in Moscow. Seregina is a graduate of the Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL) with both Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees in International Law.
Seregina said she is happy to be at UC’s LLM program because she “can concentrate [her] study on international law and look even at very familiar doctrines from a completely new point of view.”
“Here, I get to do what I love: study law and spend time with highly motivated and supportive people," she added.
“It’s a privilege to have students of this caliber in our LLM program. They are an integral part of our learning community, and we would be honored to have many more Fulbrighters following in their footsteps," said Assistant Dean Nora Burke Wagner.
Featured image: Fulbright students in the LLM program (L to R): Stephen Mudibo, Zamira Saidi, Galina Seregina, and Nurbek Sabirov