With a Bachelor of Law from Shatt Al Arab University College, Basrah, Iraq, Tahani was Partner in two law offices in Iraq, representing civilians in civil and criminal proceedings, and Kuwaiti and Emirati businesses expanding into Syria. Before moving to the USA in 2014, Tahani was Court Appointed Attorney to the Basrah State Courts. In the US, Tahani has been an interpreter, family advocate and paralegal for numerous immigration matters. Tahani is bilingual in Arabic.