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Lisa Monique Okoh-Brown

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L. M. Okoh-Brown has over ten (15) years legal experience handling difficult cases and cases turned down by other attorneys as hopeless.  With her superior educational background and fighting spirit she has won many cases on behalf of her clients. 

She is fearless in her representation of her clients and will not stop fighting until the client says so.  

Her background and experience in various business organizations also add to her unique skills as an attorney in helping her to understand complex business structures and help clients in the technical aspects of their case.


 


She is hardworking, driven and dedicated.  In addition to a law degree from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.,  Attorney Okoh has a Bachelors of Science Degree in Accounting from the University of West Alabama (Magna Cum Laude); a Masters of Business Administration - concentration in Health Care Administration from Howard University in Washington, D.C. (Magna Cum Laude) and a Master of Laws Degree in Taxation from Georgetown Law University.

She earned all of her degrees while raising a family and working part-time.  Her willingness to fight for her clients and commitment to anything she pursues is the thing that clients appreciate from her most.




PRACTICE AREAS
:  ALL AREAS OF IMMIGRATION LAW, FAMILY LAW, CRIMINAL LAW, PROBATE LAW, PERSONAL INJURY LAW.



DISTINCTIONS, APPOINTMENTS & BAR MEMBERSHIPS:   

   American Bar Association     
      Family Law Section     
      General Practice, Small Firm Section  
      Litigation Section     
      Real Property, Probate & Trust Section  
      Young Lawyers Division 
      
   American Immigrations Lawyers Association (AILA) 


 


 


   The Florida Bar  
   The Texas Bar


     
ADMITTED TO PRACTICE:  


 


 


   Texas


   U.S. District Court - Texas
   Florida 
   ALL IMMIGRATION COURTS NATIONWIDE



EDUCATION, HONORS & ACTIVITIES:

Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C. 
   Masters of Law (LLM) - Taxation - 2002   
   Who's Who Among American Law Students  - 2000 Edition



Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C.
   J.D. - 2000 
   Who's Who Among American Law Students - 1998 Edition
   Women in Law as a 2nd Career 



Howard University, Washington, D.C.

   Masters in Business Administration (MBA) concentration: Health Care Admin.- 1995 
   MBA Salutatorian Award (2nd in Class)
   Beta Gamma Sigma National Business Honor Society 
   National Dean's List  
   Graduate Business Student Association 
   National MBA Association  
   American College of Healthcare Executives  
   National Association of Health Services Executives   
   National Association of Accountants 



University of West Alabama, Livingston, AL 
   Bachelor of Science - Magna Cum Laude - Accounting, 1993 
   Graduated Top 4% 
   Ranked 1st in Major  
   Presidents List  
   National Deans List   
   Cardinal Key Honor Society  
   Estelles Scholar's Award for Top Academic Performance   
   Alabama CPA's Accounting Achievement Award  
   Zeta Phi Beta Sorority 
   Accounting Club 


 


2010 National Association of Professional Women, WOMAN OF THE YEAR.

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Languages spoken: Spanish, Hindi

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Family: 40%
    10 years
  2. Probate: 20%
    8 years
  3. Immigration: 20%
    16 years
  4. Personal Injury: 10%
    5 years
  5. Criminal Defense: 10%
    5 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

7 total 

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    I endorse this lawyer. Ms. Okoh-Brown is one of the most conscientious attorneys I have dealt with. She really cares about her clients and making sure they are taken care of. A very competent attorney. I normally do not endorse attorneys but this is one I highly recommend.

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    Guy Wester Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Michael James Edwards II

    It is an honor to endorse Lisa. I worked with Lisa on a criminal defense case wherein my client faced deportation issues if he had accepted a plea. Lisa armed me with the specialized immigration knowledge I needed to provide my client with the tools he needed to make a fully informed decision. We went forward, fought the case and won. Lisa is THE attorney to talk to if you have an immigration issue at hand.

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    Michael James Edwards II Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

14505 Torrey Chase Blvd
Suite 108
Houston, TX, 77014

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200801/09/2016
FLMember in Good Standing200201/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Woman of The yearNational Association of Professional Women2010
Who's Who Among American Law StudentsSumma Publishing2000
Who's Who Among American Law StudentsSumma Publishing1998
M.B.A. Salutatorian Award - #2 in ClassHoward University School of Business1995
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalThe Okoh-Brown Law Group, PLLC2008 - Present
AttorneyPrivate Practice in Florida2002 - 2008
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of Texas, Immigration and Nationality Law SectionMember2010 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh CircuitMember2010 - Present
United States Court of Appeals For the Ninth CircuitMember2010 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh CircuitMember2010 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth CircuitMember2010 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMEMBER2003 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Naturalization CaseClient got his citizenship
Adjustment of StatusClient is Now a Permanent Resident
RemovalDeportation Cancelled, Green Card Restored
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown UniversityMaster of LawsLL.M - Master of Laws2002
Georgetown University Law CenterN/AJD - Juris Doctor2000
Howard UniversityBusiness AdministrationMasters in Business Administration (M.B.A.)1995
University of West AlabamaAccountingOther - Bachelors1993