An international NGO in consultative status with the United Nations
As a trial lawyer and former Managing Attorney at Hyatt Legal Services, he has
successfully represented over 90% of the case types that concern the African-
American community by advising his clients on how to empower themselves by
utilizing the domestic and international legal systems. (1990- present)

He has served as Lead Counsel in the military death penalty defense case of
Sgt. Hasan Akbar before the U.S. Army Military Court; as Co-Counsel in an
expropriation case involving a Swiss bank and a charitable fund, The Granville
Gold Trust; and as Legal Consultant for the defense of Imam Jamil Al-Amin.
(1998- 2004)    

He serves as a Human Rights Advocate on matters affecting victims of Crimes
Against Humanity (Bosnians, Gullah-Geechee, et al.). He has served as
Treasurer for the National Summit on Africa, Georgia African Society, a non-
profit organization dedicated to the dissemination of information vital to policy-
making and community mobilization around issues affecting Sub-Saharan
Africa.  

He serves as a Consultant for the International Human Rights Association of
American Minorities (IHRAAM), an NGO with observer and consultative status
with the United Nations.  He served as a delegate to the United Nations World
Conference Against Racism, Durban, South Africa; and speaker at the First
International Conference on the Right To Self-Determination and the United
Nations, Geneva, Switzerland.  He was a presenter at the National Endowment
for The Humanities sponsored conference on “Islamic West Africa’s Legacy Of
Literacy & Music To America and The World” where he presented two papers
entitled (1) “Scholars of Peace: A Pathway to Alternative Dispute Resolution For
African-Americans” and (2) “Globalization of the Reparations Movement and
The Ancient African Manuscripts.”    

Musa Dan-Fodio received  his Doctorate of International Law degree at
Barrington University/ IHRAAM Institute for International Legal Studies,
supervised by Dr. Yussuf Kly;  his Doctorate of Jurisprudence degree at John
Marshall Law School; Masters of International Business Administration studies
at the Monterey Institute of International Studies; Bachelor of Science degree at
the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. (1974- 2000)

He is admitted to practice law in the U.S. Court of Appeals, U.S. District Court,
Georgia Supreme Court, Georgia Court of Appeals, Georgia Superior and State
Courts.  He has served in the following capacities: Human Rights Defender,
UN Commission On Human Rights; Legal Advisor, Somali-American Trade
and Economic Council; Board Member, African Trade Center, Inc.; Chairman,
International Lawyers Exchange Committee, State Bar of Georgia; 1000
Lawyers For Justice; Member, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association; and Member,
Gate City Bar Association. (1990- present)