Biographical Information

Combined File 

Greene v Howard Univ 1967 Lower Court Decision

Greene v Howard Univ 1969 Appeals Court Decision

SA’AD EL-AMIN CURRICULUM VITAE

 Advocacy

 2008- Present

President and Founder Society for Preservation of African American-History and Antiquities

Richmond, VA Projects Undertaken:

August 2009 Opposition to Professional Baseball in Shockhoe Bottom See Combined File above.

January 2010 Filed Suit to require Virginia Department of Historic Resources to Determine Boundaries of African Burial Ground-

August 2010 Filed suit to require Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) to cease parking cars on the African Burial Ground

(Author of Rallying Cry “[VCU] Get your Ass(phalt) Off Our People”-

February 2011 Filed suit to require VCU to repair the damage, destruction, displacement, and return objects of African American antiquity on state-controlled land which were illegally removed. –

2009-2013

Teacher: Tawheed Prep School Richmond, VA

Classes Taught: US and Virginia History Civics and Economics and Public Speaking

1998 to 2003  

Elected City Official 6th District City Council Member Richmond, VA

Chaired Standing Committees of the City Council:: Economic Development and Slave Trail Commission. Member of the Council’s Finance and Public Safety Committees.

1999 to Present

Professional and Business

President –   Litigation Support Services, Inc., Richmond, VA

Provides Legal Research and litigation support for attorneys in criminal and civil matters in state and federal courts

President-Employment Advocacy Center Richmond, VA

Represents persons with Unemployment Benefit Claims before the Virginia Employment Commission

Represents persons with employment discrimination claims before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

Represents employees of state and local governments who have employment grievances

1991 to 1999  

President El-Amin & Crawford P.C., Richmond, VA

General practice of civil and criminal litigation in federal and state courts with emphasis on civil rights, employment discrimination and white collar criminal cases.

1978 to 1991

President Sa’ad El-Amin and Associates, Richmond, VA

General practice of civil and criminal litigation in federal and state courts with emphasis on civil rights, employment discrimination and white collar criminal cases.

1986-1988

Special Counsel and Consultant to the General Counsel, Howard University, Washington, D.C.;

1973-1974

Howard University School of Law, Washington, D.C.

Assistant Professor Taught course in Torts, Property, Civil Rights Planning and Legal Research and Writing;

1972-1974

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

Adjunct Instructor Department of Black Studies. Designed and taught survey course titled, “Black Political Thought”.

1974-1977

General Counsel and National Business Manager, Nation of Islam (World Community Islam in the West), Chicago, Illinois.

Negotiated International trade agreements/import-export contracts, real estate development, taxes and litigation;

Education

Yale University, New Haven, CT

1969 J.D. and M.A. (Economics)

Howard University School of Law, Washington, D.C.

1965-1967 Expelled for Campus Activism

(See above, Greene v. Howard University, 271 F. Supp. 609 (1967) and Greene v. Howard University, 412 F.2d 1128 (1969)

Univ. Southern California Los Angeles, CA

1965 B.A. Social Studies (Cum Laude)