Jacob C. Umoke '18

Jacob Umoke '18 (far right) with classmate Adewoye A. Adegoke '18 and Vice Dean Ilene R. Fleischmann

Jacob Umoke '18 (far right) with classmate Adewoye A. Adegoke '18 and Vice Dean Ilene R. Fleischmann

"I chose UB Law because it offers an Advanced-Standing Two-Year Juris Doctor for Internationally-Trained Lawyers like me, and also, because of its reputed great value education and affordable tuition"

Hometown: Ohinya, Ebonyi State, Nigeria

Graduate School: Nigerian Law School, Abuja

Major:  Law (B.L)

Undergraduate:  University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Major:  Law (LL.B)

Legal Interests: Litigation, Energy, Environmental, Human Rights & Public Interest. Open to other opportunities too.

Activities:  Buffalo Public Interest Law Program, UB Law Alumni Association, Black, Law Students Association.

Why UB School of Law: I chose UB Law because it offers an Advanced-Standing Two-Year Juris Doctor.

Advice for new law students: Be humble; treat everyone with respect and be focused. Law school is not funfair, but if you take it as warfare, you will certainly enjoy the fun. Try to strike a balance between studying and your normal life.

Fun Fact: I enjoy serving in church; playing table tennis and scrabble.