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Steve Okoroha

Steve Okoroha

Attorney at Law

Richmond
Texas
Licensed in
TX
South Texas College of Law
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About
Born & raised in Houston, TX, Mr. Okoroha graduated from South Texas College of Law where he served on the executive board of the Black Law Student’s Association, participated in the T. Gerald Treece Mock Trial Academy, and also participated in the Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition held in San Antonio, TX in 2011. Mr. Okoroha pursues opportunities to expand his legal knowledge and is a member of The College of the State Bar of Texas as well as the State Bar Pro Bono College, where he provides free legal representation to indigent citizens. He is also licensed to practice in the Southern District of Texas for bankruptcy cases. Mr.… read more Okoroha's main focus is Family Law and Contract Law.
5
Years
experience

Practice Areas

Client Reviews

5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 1 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Steve Okoroha was very responsive to all my needs and carried me along all the way until the day the judgment was reached. It's good to know that he is a lawyer that is easy to reach and always available to explain things to his client!"

Divorce & Child Support Modification
Posted on Aug 16, 2017

Work History

African Law Center

Staff Attorney

Aug 2016 - Apr 2017

Conduct outreach and clinics to provide low income African immigrants and children with free and affordable legal services, including immigration, family, landlord-tenant, wills, public benefits, and other legal issues
- Provide legal advice and counsel to numerous applicants in both representative and pro se capacities
- Expert on family law, wills, landlord-tenant, and public benefits matters

Aug 2016 - Apr 2017

alliantgroup

Senior Associate Attorney

Sep 2014 - Aug 2016

Maintain quality assurance and legal compliance for rapidly growing tax consultation firm.
• Research complex legal issues for development of comprehensive in-house memoranda & act as a Subject Matter Expert on tax specialty issues while engaging with clients.
• Provide in depth contract review and analysis for compliance with Section 41 of the I.R.C.

Sep 2014 - Aug 2016

Lone Star Legal Aid

Staff Attorney

Mar 2013 - Sep 2014

Speak with prospective applicants seeking legal advice on all manner of legal issues
- Represent clients on family law issues
- Provide legal advice and screen applicants based upon Lone Star Legal Aid's eligibility criteria
- Conduct outreach activities
- Help low income families and individuals get access to justice and resolution to their legal issues

Mar 2013 - Sep 2014

Harris County Attorney's Office

Law Clerk Attorney

May 2010 - May 2013

Conducted staffing meetings & interviews with the client in order to prepare for trial
- Conducted numerous CPS hearings as well as ten final trials & handled an individual case load of 80-110 cases both on a 3rd year bar card and an attorney license
- Thoroughly prepared numerous cases for jury trial & handled the 246th and 309th court as the sole attorney for several months

May 2010 - May 2013

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