Prior to joining the Office of Capital and Forensic Writs, Mona
worked as a Mitigation Specialist in Houston at an office that
exclusively represented persons facing the death penalty in
pre-trial and trial proceedings in Harris County and surrounding
areas. Before working as a Mitigation Specialist, Mona was a
Solicitor in the United Kingdom, and served as a trustee of Action
Against Medical Accidents, a U.K.-based patient safety and justice
charity. Mona holds a Psychology degree from the University of
Birmingham and a Law degree from the College of Law in London.
While working as a solicitor, Mona was actively involved in a
number of human rights and legal profession-related organizations,
including Reprieve, Amnesty International, the Human Rights Lawyers
Association, Law Society International Action Team, and the
Association of Women Solicitors.