Hussain Turk, Esq.
Hussain Turk is an Associate Attorney at the Bloom Firm. Hussain received his Bachelor’s degree from Kalamazoo College, where he studied Political Science and Women’s Studies. Hussain received his Juris Doctor degree from UCLA School of Law, where he completed a specialized certification in Critical Race Studies. During law school, Hussain served as Editor in Chief of the UCLA Journal of Islamic and Near Eastern Law, a leading authority on topics ranging from Islamic jurisprudence to the laws and governance in and of Near Eastern and Muslim majority nations.
Prior to joining the firm, Hussain served as Staff Attorney and most recently as Director of the Los Angeles HIV Law and Policy Project (“LA HLPP”), the only legal aid project serving the needs of people living with HIV/AIDS in Los Angeles County. While at LA HLPP, Hussain prosecuted civil rights violations and assisted in the prosecution of a privacy breach that ultimately settled for $17 million. As part of his work at LA HLPP, Hussain twice provided expert testimony before the California State Legislature in the successful campaign to modernize HIV-criminalization statutes. Hussain is a skilled orator and he brings to the firm a passion for grassroots organizing and social justice advocacy: he has been invited to speak across the world on topics ranging from public health and criminal justice reform at the 22nd International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam to sexual assault in the gay male community at the #MeToo demonstration in Hollywood to the state of LGBT rights at the 2017 Equality Federation conference in Washington, DC.
In his free time, Hussain enjoys listening to country music, cooking, and running.