Eshigo Okasili

Collaborative Dispute Resolution Professionals Inc.
15324 Spencerville Drive, Suite 201
Burtonsville, Maryland 20866
United States
Office: 301-452-4929
Member since 2011
Membership Type: IACP
Profession(s): Civil Practitioner, Mediator, Lawyer

Eshigo Okasili worked full time, attended law school part-time and volunteered with African-American Family Services, Legal Aid and Hennepin County Office of Multicultural Services in Minneapolis. These organizations provided legal services to people from diverse backgrounds with limited means. She had two children in law school and her third child in 2006. Eshigo graduated from William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, MN in 2003 and thereafter, devoted her time to raising her children. Eshigo was admitted to Maryland Court of Appeals in June 2009 and the United States Supreme Court in May 2013. In September 2009, she founded Law Office of Eshigo P. Okasili, LLC, a client-centered firm. Her practice focuses on Family and Civil Collaborative Law. Eshigo is fluent in French and serves her diverse clientele with compassion, empathy and respect.

Area(s) of Practice: Family and Civil Collaborative Law
License(s): Maryland Court of Appeals (2009) United States Supreme Court (2013)
Professional Activities: Member, IACP Member, CDRP Secretary, CDRP (2014 to 2016)
Education:
Undergraduate:
University of Jos, Nigeria: B.A. (French); 1983
University of Caen, France: Diplomas I and II (French); 1982

Post-graduate:
University of Lagos, Nigeria; Master of Arts (French); 1987
Comments: Eshigo is a patient and good listener. She understands that her clients and the specific facts of their case are unique and does not see dispute resolution as a one-size-fits-all proposition. Therefore, she educates and empowers her clients to make informed decisions about the best option for resolving their disputes and achieving satisfactory and durable results.