When facing a difficult divorce or family law matter, you may feel lost or betrayed by those you love. Having an attorney that can understand what you are going through, and be there for you when you need them the most, can make all of the difference. Chuk Okereke is an empathetic Junior Associate Attorney at Stange Law Firm, PC. He is able to represent clients in McLean County and the surrounding areas from the firm’s Bloomington, Illinois family law office.
Chuk attended law school and obtained his Juris Doctorate from the Appalachian School of Law in Grundy, Virginia. While in law school, Chuk ranked in the Top 5% of his class and also was the recipient of the Thomas F. Blackwell Scholarship. He also served as the Associate Editor for the Appalachian Law Journal in 2020. Before studying law, Chuk earned his Masters in Public Administration with a focus on Non-profit/Public/Organizational Management from North Carolina Central University. There, Chuk graduated Summa Cum Laude and received the Moss-Wigfall Graduate Award Scholarship. He was also a member and Treasurer of the Phi Alpha Alpha Honors Society. Chuk also has a Bachelor of Arts in Family and Child Studies with a Certification in Child Advocacy from Montclair State University.
Before becoming a Junior Associate with the McLean County divorce lawyers at Stange Law Firm, Chuk spent two months as a Law Clerk for the firm. Chuk also has a background as an advocate for youth in areas such as early childhood education, criminal justice, behavioral health, substance abuse, and family dynamics, having worked as a social worker for organizations focused on providing community outreach and housing assistance for youth. He has also garnered experience in leveraging legal services to low-income individuals with health challenges.
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