also known as Chiege O. Kalu Okwara
I was born in the United Kingdom, raised in Nigeria and emigrated to the United States on September 3, 1984. I have made the Unired States my forever home since then. I am a United States citizen and living out my dream to practice law and represent the under-represented in this country. I love what I do and have no problem litigating and trying cases. I love challenges and look forward to more. I have tried cases in both federal and state courts in North Carolina.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top Contributor--Criminal Defense||Avvo||2016|
|PARTNER||LAW OFFICE OF CHIEGE O. KALU OKWARA||1992 - Present|
|ATTORNEY||GUARDIAN AD LITEM PROGRAM||1995 - 2000|
|ATTORNEY||LAW OFFICE OF HARVEY SORID||1987 - 1991|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|MECKLENBURG COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION||ATTORNEY||1992 - Present|
|NORTH CAROLINA STATE BAR||ATTORNEY||1992 - Present|
|JOHN S. LEARY BAR ASSOCIATION||PARLIAMENTARIAN||2014 - 2015|
|State of North Carolina v. Andwele Eaves||Acquitted of all charges but convicted of the lesser included offense of Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana|
|State of North Carolina v. Terry Morrison||Dismissed by the Court at the close of all the Evidence and prior to jury deliberations|
|STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA V. T.S.||ACQUITTED OF ALL CHARGES AFTER A TWO (2) WEEK JURY TRIAL; CASES DISSED DUE TO LACK OF SUBJECT MATTER JURISDICTION BY THE SUPERIOR COURT|
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|UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL||LAW DEGREE||J..D.||1994|
|NEW YORK UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW||INTERNATIONAL LEGAL STUDIES||LL.M||1987|
|HARVARD LAW SCHOOL||MASTERS' DEGREE IN LAW||LL.M||1985|