A Nigerian Man, Edirin Okoloko Sworn-In As United States Judge

by Duke Magazine

A Nigerian, Edirin Okoloko, has been sworn-in as the Judge of Snohomish County Superior Court in the United States of America.

Okoloko was appointed by the Governor of Washington State, Jay Inslee.

“Edirin has a clear dedication to the legal profession and a successful history of bringing justice to some of our state’s most vulnerable crime victims.

“He will be an excellent addition to the bench in Snohomish County,” said Inslee on the appointment of Okoloko. Okoloko replaced Judge George Bowden.

In his congratulatory message to Judge Okoloko, Group Chief Executive Officer, Oando Plc, Wale Tinubu, said: 

“Congratulations. It’s wonderful to see a brother pursue his passion and excel. It’s a blessing to have his  parents witness it. Be audacious. Shatter those glass ceilings.”

Okoloko is an alumnus of University of Benin in Nigeria

Okoloko has a law degree from University of Benin, Nigeria and Seattle University respectively. 

He has worked for the past 13 years in Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, where he is a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney working on homicide, sexual assault, child abuse, and elder abuse cases.

Okoloko has successfully prosecuted four murder trials and has been recognized by his office for completing a high volume of jury trials.

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