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Nelly Iwobho

Of Counsel





Nelly Iwobho is an of counsel attorney of Akpassa Law Firm. She has served in many capacities and roles in fuilfillment of a childhood ambition to assist the defenseless. Nelly has broad experience in ADR, Immigration, Bankruptcy, Information Technology and Global Privacy Laws. Nelly has also worked in the Mortgage Banking department of the two largest Financial institutions in the United States as a Bankruptcy, Mediation and Litigation Specialist. In addition to paid employment, Nelly serves as a volunteer in her local church and a mentor to young girls. Nelly has also served as a volunteer and presenter in the "Motivate" program for "Independence Highway" group in The Society For The Preservation of Human Dignity (PHD).




United States District Court Eastern District of Texas

New York State Bar

Supreme Court of Nigeria




New York State Bar Association

American Bar Association

Nigerian Bar Association




  • The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL – L.L.M (Masters in Information Technology & Privacy Law)

  • Nigeria Law School – B.L (Barrister of Laws)

  • Edo State University, Nigeria – L.L.B (Bachelor of Laws)

  • University of Benin, Nigeria - BA (Bachelor of Arts) English language and literature