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okorie okorocha


Okorie Okorocha has two Master’s Degrees in toxicology and pharmacology. Highly knowledgeable in the areas of Toxicology and Pharmacology, Okorie Okorocha has served as a drug and alcohol expert witness in over 565 trials, helping juries understand complex scientific concepts and ensuring that proper procedures are carried out in the case before the court. He has qualified as an expert witness in forensic toxicology and pharmacology in 51 of the 56 California counties, as well as 23 U.S. states and internationally in Germany and Japan.

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Okorie has been the lead counsel in over 100 jury trials in Federal and State Court. His extensive trial experience includes trials in the following areas:

Personal Injury, Employment Law, Criminal Defense and Entertainment Law.

Okorie’s favorite case is one in which he was lead counsel for Rich McLellan, M.D. vs. County of Mendocino, California, in which Okorie forced the County of Mendocino, California, to  change the law which stopped the County of Mendocino, California, from euthanizing dogs and cats in violation of California law.  Okorie usually tells people that he has taken the most lives off death row. They may be 4-legged lives but still impressive!

Nationally Board-Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer
Nationally Board-Certified Civil Trial Lawyer
The only California lawyer Board-Certified in both Civil Trial Law and Criminal Trial Law as of Sept. 2022
Member:  The National Black Lawyers Top 100

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Recent Blog Articles

The Attorney Life

The FBI I was in my office one day and the receptionist said there was someone there to see me.  I said, “tell him that I am busy, and he needs to make an appointment.”  She calls back 30 seconds later and said “it is an FBI agent!”  I said,…

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Alcohol Toxicology For Civil Lawyers

In April of 2021 Okorie Okorocha wrote an article on Alcohol toxicology for civil lawyers for “Advocate” DON’T LET A HOSPITAL’S FAULTY BLOOD-ALCOHOL TEST DEVALUE YOUR CASE DUE TOCONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCE (YOUR GUY WAS DRUNK!) Read the entire article by clicking here

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The Process Of Analyzing Data In Forensic Toxicology

Forensic toxicology is a complex field revolving around the use of toxins, chemicals, and poisons, particularly pertaining to instances of crime or even death. It is important to understand the role that data can play in the outcomes of court cases where forensic toxicology comes into play. Understanding Data In…

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