Jacob C. Umoke '18

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.