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Congratulations to AML New Lawyers IREDUMARE, Ollachi Holman and Dr. Sid’s Simi Osomo

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Congratulations to Africa Music Law’s avid reader and fan Iredumare for being called to the Nigerian Bar. Iredumare recently left the following comment on AML:

“Lady like man, so the Yoruba would say. After carefully making your site a mentor during undergraduate days, I think it’s time I plead to have direct communication with a mentor and a senior colleague. One who asks, never misses his way (Yoruba saying) and no one reaches the Top by merely looking at it (Igbo saying)… in this light I seek to have the opportunity to communicate with you . . .”

I am honored. Thanks Iredumare.

I never dreamt of practicing law in the USA. I wanted to practice law in Nigeria. I was a Nigerian kid, I thought, growing up in Nigeria with a deep passion for law and to execute my vision of a credible legal justice system for my fellow Nigerians on Nigerian soil. I had no idea my root/birth was in the USA. Needless to say, I LOVE practicing here in the USA but I sure envy those of you in Nigeria too. I guess we always want what we don’t have? 🙂

Congratulations are also in order for AML’s Ollachi Holman who was an intern with us earlier this year. Ollachi passed the California bar, which I shared the story with you all, and recently just passed the Texas bar as well.

Ollachi-Holman-Africa-Music-Law-Intern

Finally, Dr. Sid’s wife Simi Osomo (who had an “introduction” in anticipation of an upcoming traditional/white wedding this past weekend), has also been called to the Nigerian Bar. Congrats counsel on both becoming a lawyer and your (upcoming) wedding.

Simi Osomo

My door is always open to fellow law colleagues, new lawyers, and law students.

I wish you all a very successful legal career. Please feel free to reach out (africamusiclaw@gmail.com) for questions you may have as you begin and during your  journey as  a practitioner.

Cheers,
Uduak

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Africa Music Law™

AFRICA MUSIC LAW™ (AML) is a pioneering music business and entertainment law blog and podcast show by Fashion and Entertainment Lawyer Ms. Uduak Oduok empowering the African artist and Africa's rapidly evolving entertainment industry through brilliant music business and entertainment law commentary and analysis, industry news, and exclusive interviews.

Credited for several firsts in the fashion and entertainment industry, Ms. Uduak is also a Partner and Co-Founder of Ebitu Law Group, P.C. where she handles her law firm’s intellectual property law, media, business, fashion, and entertainment law practice areas. She has litigated a wide variety of cases in California courts and handled a variety of entertainment deals for clients in the USA, Africa, and Asia.

Her work and contributions to the creative industry have been recognized by numerous organizations including the National Bar Association, The American University School of Law and featured in prestigious legal publications in the USA including ABA Journal and The California Lawyer Magazine. She is also an Adjunct Professor at the prestigious Academy of Arts University in San Francisco.
For legal representation inquiries, please email (uduak@ebitulawgrp.com). For blog related inquiries i.e. advertising, licensing, or guest interview requests, please email (africamusiclaw@gmail.com). Thank you for visiting Africa Music Law™.

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2 Comments

  1. missy says:

    Hi Uduak,

    Congrats to the new lawyers! Dr Sid and Simi only did an introduction not the traditional wedding. fyi

    1. Missy – Thanks for the FYI.

      Cheers,
      Uduak

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