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Nicholas Chukwuemeka Okorocha

Nicholas Chukwuemeka Okorocha

also known as Nicholas C. Okorocha, Nick Okorocha

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About Me

I focus my practice primarily on Criminal Defense and Personal Injury (accident) cases.


In my Criminal Defense practice, I handle Driving Under the Influence ( DUI ) as well as more serious Criminal Defense matters including Drug Charges (Under the Influence & Possession), Theft, Assault, Battery, Domestic Violence, Robbery and Homicide.


In my Personal Injury practice, I handle car, truck, and motorcycle accident cases, as well as slip & fall, dog bite, vehicle rollover, and other injury cases.


For a free consultation to discuss your case, call me directly at (626) 840-3564.


Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 75%
  2. Personal Injury: 15%
  3. DUI & DWI: 10%



Contingent (25-40%), Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

75 total 

  • Silva Laura Megerditchian

    I endorse this lawyer. I am so impressed with Nick. He is an intelligent, incredibly skilled lawyer who is compassionate and so utterly sharp. I consider him a friend and someone I respect beyond words. His clients are blessed to have him!


    Silva Megerditchian Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Erin N. Collins

    Mr. Okorocha is a fantastic criminal defense attorney. I highly recommend him.


    Erin Collins Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Okorocha Firm

117 E. Colorado Blvd, Suite 465
Pasadena, CA, 91105



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Board MemberThe Private Defenders2009
MemberThe Private Defenders2008
Founding MemberThe Private Defenders2008
Vice PresidentBlack Law Students Association2001
Graduation with HonorsUniversity of California, Berkeley1999
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyThe Okorocha Firm2006 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
The Private DefendersBoard Member2008 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2006 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Victim v. Major U.S. BankSubstantial Confidential Settlement
People v. MoncadoCase Dismissed
People v. G.B.Case Dismissed
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pepperdine University School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
University of California - BerkeleyN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A