Kwaku D. Ofori, Esq., received his Juris Doctor from the University
of the District of Columbia School of Law in May 1997. Prior to earning
his JD, he received his Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree
in Finance, Magna Cum Laude from Southeastern University, Washington,
D.C. in August 1986. He received his undergraduate degree in Business
Administration and Finance from Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock,
Pennsylvania in August 1983.
Mr. Ofori was admitted to practice law in Maryland and New Jersey in
June, 2004 and the District of Columbia in February, 2007.
Attorney Ofori is a member of numerous Bar Associations including the
American Bar Association, American Trial Lawyers Association, Maryland
State Bar Association, New Jersey State Bar Association, Montgomery
County Bar Association, the Prince George’s County Bar Association and
the American Inns of Court, Montgomery County.
In October of 2005, Ofori Law Firm, LLC was opened as a solo law
firm with areas of practice in real estate settlements, civil and
commercial litigation, landlord and tenant law, business and corporate
and personal injury practice. The firm also practices litigation in the District and Circuit Courts of Prince George’s and Montgomery
Counties, Maryland. Prior to the opening of Ofori Law Firm, LLC.
Attorney Ofori was the managing attorney at Fountainhead Title Group
(FTG) in the Greenbelt, Maryland Branch between June 2003 and September
2005. He conducted both residential and commercial real estate
settlements/closings for properties located in Maryland and the District
of Columbia. Additionally, he marketed FTG services to real estate
agents, brokers, mortgage loan officers and brokers and financial
institutions in the mortgage and real estate industry.
After law school, Ofori worked as a law clerk at the U.S. Department
of Housing and Urban Development Board of Contract of Appeals (HUDBCA)
in Washington, D.C. from August, 1997 to July, 1998. As a law clerk,
Ofori drafted decisions and orders for three administrative judges on
government contracts, real estate litigation, IRS tax offsets,
suspensions and debarments, conducted legal research of statues,
regulations, state and federal laws, legal writing and analysis,
resolution of complex legal problems and issues, assisted in preparation
of hearings before the Board.
Ofori began his real estate law and title insurance career first as a
real estate agent with Long and Foster Realtors in the Kensington,
Maryland branch in 1986. He later worked in different areas within the
real estate industry as a title examiner with then Golden Feather
Realty Services, Inc. in Baltimore, Maryland; as a Title Insurance
Underwriter with Mid-States Title Insurance Company, Inc. in 1999 in
Fairfax, Virginia and as a Closer at Associates Relocation Management
Company, Inc. in Washington, DC. From 1989 to 1994.
In addition to practicing law, Ofori is also a licensed real estate
broker in Maryland. He has also served as a volunteer Commissioner with
the Landlord/Tenant Affairs Commission in Montgomery County, Maryland.
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|Law Clerk||U.S. Dept. of HUD Board of Contract Appeals||1997 - 1998|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Assn. for Justice (AAJ)||N/A||2007 - Present|
|American Bar Association||N/A||2004 - Present|
|Maryland State Bar Association||N/A||2004 - Present|
|New Jersey Bar Association||N/A||2004 - Present|
|Aliser Lewis v. Dora Thompson, et al||Defendant's motion for summary judgment granted.|
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|Ghana News||Community News||2009|
|David Clarke School of Law, Univ. of the Dist. of Columbia, Washington, DC||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1997|
|Southeastern University||Business Administration||Master of Science in Business Administration (MBA), Finance||1986|
|Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania||Business Administration||Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) Finance||1983|