Omar Malik was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. He attended the University of Tennessee at Knoxville graduating in 2004 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a minor in Business Administration.
Mr. Malik graduated from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law in 2010. During law school, Mr. Malik received the Best Oral Advocate in the third year school mock trial competition in 2010. Mr. Malik also served as vice-president of the Student Bar Association from 2009-2010. During his tenure as vice-president, he served as the race director of the Race Judicata 5k in 2010 and was successful at bringing back the local race into the community that had been discontinued for some time. This race provides funding to organizations that offer free legal services to the elderly and lower-income families in Memphis.
Mr. Malik served as an Assistant District Attorney in Shelby County for 8 years from 2010-2018, where he was committed to public service and bringing justice to victims of crimes. He has handled hundreds of preliminary examinations and over 20 jury trials, from everything to theft of property to first degree murder cases achieving many successful verdicts for victims and their loved ones. From 2016-2018, Mr. Malik was assigned to the Domestic Violence Unit. In 2017, Mr. Malik was also assigned to the Special Prosecution Unit.
Mr. Malik is a nursing home attorney at Morgan & Morgan in Memphis where he uses his unique background in litigation to seek justice for nursing home patients and provide recourse when they have been harmed. He is a current member of the Leo Bearman Sr., American Inn of court, an organization founded and dedicated to promoting the highest levels of professionalism in the practice of law. In his spare time, Mr. Malik enjoys traveling, long-distance running, and spending time with his wife and two children.