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Mr. Ali Mohammed Ali is legal consultant and advocate with extensive judicial and academic experience. For nearly 10 years, Mr. Ali presided as a Judge on Ethiopia’s Federal Supreme Court Cassation Bench (2008-2017). Prior to that time, Mr. Ali was a judge in the Zonal High Court of North Wollo for two years (1994-1996) before becoming a judge on the Supreme Court of Amhara Regional State for three years (1996-1999). As an accomplished judicial thinker and Ethiopian legal expert, Mr. Ali has also provided numerous trainings for federal judges, regional judges, and prosecutors for over ten years. In these trainings, Mr. Ali shares his expertise in the interpretation and application of law in several topical areas, such as criminal justice, civil justice, contractual liability, and property law. Mr. Ali is a widely published expert in Ethiopian law. In 2008, Mr. Ali prepared a Service Training Module for Investigative Police officers in Amhara National Regional State that is currently used as basic training material. Additional training modules Mr. Ali has formulated include a training module for judges and prosecutors of the Regional and Federal State (2011) and a human rights training module for local police and militia (2012). In his academic career, Mr. Ali was a member of the Bahir Dar University Faculty of Law from 2006 to 2008, where he taught courses in the law of evidence, constitutional law, and civil procedure. He has developed coursework in the legal education program on the topics of the law of succession in Ethiopia. Mr. Ali was also the Head of the Justice Bureau of Amhara Regional State (2001-2005), where he moved on to become the Commissioner of Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission of Amhara Regional State (2005-2008). Mr. Ali has extensive drafting experience having participated in drafting several key proclamations and regulations. Chiefly among these includes the amended Amhara Regional State Constitution adopted (2001), the amended Amhara Regional State Executive Organ Establishment Proclamation (2001), the Amhara Regional State Family Law (2003), and the Amhara Regional State Justice System Reform Program (2002).