Abdulaziz Alrashid

SJD Candidate


Abdulaziz A. Alrashid, an S.J.D candidate at American University Washington College of Law, is completing his dissertation titled “Towards the Enforcement of International Arbitration Awards in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: The Establishment of an Islamic Arbitration Center.” His fields of study and professional expertise include International Law, International Commercial Arbitration, and Islamic Law. Prior to joining the Washington College of Law S.J.D program, Mr. Alrashid worked as a legal advisor at the Minatory of Labor and Social Development. In conjunction with his legal practice, he worked as an intern with Dr. Abdulaziz Alfrayan Law Firm. Mr. Alrashid is fluent in Arabic and English.

Degrees & Universities

S.J.D., Candidate, American University Washington College of Law, Washington D.C.
LL.M., International Legal Studies, Specialization: International Commercial Arbitration, Georgetown University Law Center, USA, 2015
LL.B., Al-Imam Muhammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, Saudi Arabia, 2010

Areas of Specialization

Sharia (Islamic Law)
International Law
International Commercial Arbitration


Outstanding Student Award from the Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission to the United States, May 2015
Full-Tuition Scholarship, the Ministry of Education of Saudi Arabia, March 2010


Post Graduate Professional Legal English and Global Legal Skills for Foreign Trained Lawyers, Georgetown University Law Center, May 2015
International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution, Georgetown University Law Center, May 2015

Contact Information

To contact Mr. Alrashid, please email him at abdulaziz.alrashid@american.edu.