Attorney Eshigo P. Okasili Featured in the ABA Journal

Earlier this year, Law Office of Eshigo P. Okasili, LLC’s Founding Attorney Eshigo P. Okasili was featured in the American Bar Association (ABA) Journal as part of their Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Spotlight series. The article is a Q & A that sheds light on what drives Attorney Okasili, the nature of her work, her family life, and her values.

We are extremely proud of Attorney Okasili and look forward to more people learning about her, the Law Office of Eshigo P. Okasili, LLC, and the great work we do, both in the legal realm and in our community at large.

More About Attorney Okasili

During the initial phase of her legal education, Eshigo Okasili demonstrated remarkable commitment by juggling a full-time job, attending law school part-time, and volunteering with organizations such as African-American Family Services and Legal Aid in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

As her legal education continued, she shifted gears and focused on her studies, attending law school full-time while working part-time. During this period, Eshigo was able to gain firsthand experience as a student-attorney under the guidance of licensed attorneys. Eshigo also welcomed two children into her life during this journey. In 2003, her hard work paid off as she graduated from William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, MN.

Since she began practicing law, Attorney Okasili has made it a point to operate a client-centered practice. She is dedicated to serving her clients, which to her means providing them with informed guidance, setting realistic expectations for them, and working diligently to resolve matters outside of court whenever suitable. In instances where litigation becomes necessary, Attorney Okasili’s successful track record speaks for itself.

Eshigo's professional qualifications include being trained as a child counsel and court-appointed guardian ad litem, which enables her to offer legal support and advocacy for individuals with diminished mental capacity in Child In Need of Assistance (CINA) cases. Additionally, she has training as a civil and divorce mediator and as a family and civil collaborative practitioner, enabling her to facilitate peaceful resolutions.

Also of note, Attorney Okasili exhibits cultural competence and empathy in her interactions with all clients, and she specializes in assisting clients with international backgrounds, providing cross-border services that meet their unique needs and circumstances.

About the Law Office of Eshigo P. Okasili, LLC

At the Law Office of Eshigo P. Okasili, LLC, we are dedicated to providing exceptional legal services to our clients. Our client-centered general practice prioritizes achieving the best possible outcomes while respecting the individuality of each client. With our motto of "Obtaining justice, one client at a time," we understand the importance of building trust and loyalty.

Our team has a diverse background in law, alternative dispute resolution, education, foreign languages, immigration, real estate, and business management, giving us a unique perspective and enabling us to empathize with our clients. We are committed to serving all people, regardless of gender, creed, race, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, or political views.

Located in Silver Spring, the Law Office of Eshigo P. Okasili, LLC helps clients handle a wide array of legal issues, including alternative dispute resolution (ADR), juvenile law, domestic abuse, wrongful death, collaborative divorce and other family law matters, sexual abuse, immigration and naturalization law, professional malpractice, and personal injury law.

At the Law Office of Eshigo P. Okasili, LLC, we strive to provide outstanding legal services with a focus on client satisfaction.

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