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Okorie Okorocha

Okorie Okorocha

also known as Okorie Okorocha

Practice areas:

Sexual Harassment, Employment & Labor

About Me

" I'll also indicate that [Petitioner] has indicated that he is not represented right. Two things I want to mention in this case. Mr. Okorocha is privately retained counsel, and I think he is not only a competent attorney but quite an excellent one. He got rid of count 1 which is the life tail count not exposing [Petitioner] on the life charge in this case."


 


Finding of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California in BRUNSON v. CASH, Feb. 28, 2013.






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Languages Spoken: Igbo, English

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Sexual Harassment: 60%
    12 years, 500 cases
  2. Employment & Labor: 40%
    12 years, 500 cases

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (120 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

195 total 

  • Robert Louis Miller

    Mr. Okorocha is sharp and always willing to lend advice in his area of expertise. I communicate with Okorie often through an online legal community that we are both colleagues and members in, and have even seen him in court, and I often see things in a different light after reading his sharp analysis or after speaking to him. He is not only heartily endorsed, but a credit to whatever client or matter he is working on. Highest recommendation.

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    Robert Miller DUI & DWI Attorney
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  • Sandra Dee Munoz

    Okorie is a straight shooting, fast-thinking attorney that is well-educated and respected in his field. I would not hesitate to recommend him.

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    Sandra Munoz Child Support Attorney
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Contact Info

THE OKOROCHA FIRM

3940 Laurel Canyon Blvd.
Suite 1038
Studio City, CA, 91604

THE OKOROCHA FIRM

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

L.A. DUI Experts

3940 Laurel Canyon Blvd
Suite 1038
Studio City, CA, 91604

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive200305/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Nationally Board Certified in Civil Trial LawNational Board of CIVIL Trial Advocacy2013
Southern California Rising StarsSouthern California Super Lawyers2013
Trial Lawyer of the YearThe Private Defenders of California, INC2013
Legal Faculty AwardThe Private Defenders of California, Inc2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
Certified Specialist - Criminal Trial AdvocacyState Bar of California2010
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2010
Board Certified - Criminal TrialNational Board of Legal Specialty Certification2010
Admission to PracticeUnited States District Court2007

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
CounselTHE OKOROCHA2004 - Present
HIPAA Privacy InvestigatorU.S. Government2003 - 2004

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
NORML Legal CommitteeLifetime Member2010 - Present
The Private Defenders of California, Inc.President2010 - 2010
Mexican American Bar AssociationBoard of Trustees2009 - 2010
The Private Defenders of California, Inc.Board Member2008 - Present
The Private Defenders of California, Inc.President2008 - 2010
The Private Defenders of California, Inc.Founding Member2008 - Present
California Employment Lawyers AssociationAttorney Member2008 - Present
San Francisco Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2006 - Present
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los AngelesMember2006 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2005 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar Association, Criminal Justice SectionAttorney Member2005 - 2011
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2003 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Albany Law Journal of Science and TechnologyOkorocha, Okorie, “FLAWED BLOOD TESTS: The DUI Exception to Admissible Evidence” Alb. LJ Sci. & Tech, 20132014
Journa of Practical and Clinical Law“Hospital serum blood tests versus common DUI-related whole blood tests” Journal of Practical and Clinical Law Volume 16.1 (2013)2014
Journal of Forensic Sciences“Commentary on Jaffe, Dena H., et al. Variability in the blood/breath alcohol ratio and implications for evidentiary purposes. J Forensic Sci 2013; Epub May 17; doi: 10.1111/1556-4029.12157.2014
Journal of Forensic Sciences“Commentary on: Vosk T, Forrest AR, Emery A, McLane LD. The measurand problem in breath alcohol testing. J Forensic Sci 2014 Feb 6. doi: 10.1111/1556-4029.12406 [Epub ahead of print].”2014
Syracuse Science & Technology Law ReporterAlcohol Breath Testing: Is There Reasonable Doubt?2013
The Journal of Law and Social DevianceFIELD SOBRIETY TESTS : CRIMINAL INJUSTICE2013
Journal of Forensic Science (July 2012)Dissipation of Mouth Alcohol2012

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of FloridaForensic ToxicologyMS - Master of Science2014
University of Florida College of PharmacyToxicologyGraduate Certificate2014
University of Florida College of PharmacyPharmaceutical Sciences and Forensic ScienceMS - Master of Science2012
Whittier College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Northridge St.BiologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1999

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Annual Meeting of the State Bar of CaliforniaBlood, Breath and Field Sobrietry Tests2014
Annual SeminarDUI Forensics2013
Monthly Meeting in Northern CaliforniaBreath and Blood Testing2012
CDLA Southern California Monthly MeetingBreath and Blood Testing2012
Annual ConferenceIssues in Criminal and DUI Law2012
UCLA Pre Law FraternityCriminal and DUI Law2011
Aspen Legal SeminarCriminal and DUI Law2011
77th Annual ConferenceDUI Law2011
Spike TV Legal ExpertSexual Harassment2010
L.A DWP workers caught drinking KCBS Los Angeles NewsDUI2010
Issues in Criminal Law and DUI CasesCriminal Law & DUI2010