Nourin N. Abourahma is a third-generation lawyer and an associate at Epperson & Owens. She was born in Alexandria, Egypt and grew up in the Gaza Strip. She immigrated to the United States in 2001 and obtained her U.S. citizenship in 2017. Nourin obtained her Bachelor of Science in Philosophy from the University of Utah, where she earned a spot on the Dean’s list. She went on to earn her juris doctorate from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law (Phoenix, AZ), where she represented her law school in the ABA National Representation in Mediation Competition and placed fourth among the other schools. She also conducted research on a petition submitted to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights challenging the legality of travel bans.
Prior to law school, she spent a number of years as a paralegal and is well-versed in personal injury law. She spent her free time competing in Olympic-style weightlifting competitions, at one point qualifying for the American Open. She left the sport in 2017 to begin law school.