HON. JUSTICE VICTOR UCHENNA OKORIE

DATE OF BIRTH: 16TH 10 1958

PLACE OF BIRTH: EBENESE IHIOMA ORLU IMO STATE, NIGERIA

STATE OF ORIGIN: IMO NIGERIA

PERMANENT ADDRESS: EBENESE IHIOMA ORLU L.G.A IMO STATE

MARITAL STATUS: MARRIED, WITH SEVEN CHILDREN:

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

 

SCHOOLS/COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES ATTENDED

DATES

CERTIFICATESIDEGREES

OBTAINED WITH DATES

1

COMMUNITY SECONDARY SCHOOL, AWO-IDEMILI.

1973-1977

G.C.E ORDINARY LEVEL 1979

2

UTUTU/IHE HIGH SCHOOL AROCHUKWU

1979 -1980

W.A.S.C DIVISION ONE

3

IMO STATE UNIVERSITY OKIGWE

1981 -1985

LLB (HONS) 2ND CLASS 1985

4

NIGERIAN LAW SCHOOL LAGOS

1985 -1986

B.L 1986

5

OTHERS

 

DIPLOMA IN COMPUTER LITERACY OPERATION 2004

 

WORKING EXPERIENCE

(i)                   

N.Y.S.C -Legal Aid Council, Jos Plateau State

1986 -1987

(ii)                 

Private Legal Practitioner.

 1986 -1991

(iii)                

Part -Time Lecturer Long Distant Learning Programme. Imo State University Okigwe

1989 -1990

(iv)               

Ministry of Justice, Senior State Counsel (Grade 1).

1991 -1993

(v)                 

Chief Magistrate -Imo State Judiciary

1993 -2008

(vi)               

Hon. Justice, Customary Court of Appeal Owerri

2008-to date

Currently a Post Graduate Student (LLM)

Abia State University.

Student - Alliance Francaise Owerri, for Diploma in French language

 

WORKSHOPS ATTENDED WITH DATES

(i)                

National Judicial Workshop for Magistrates, Maiduguri

1998.

(ii)              

Zonal Workshop for Magistrates and Area/Customary Courts Judges of 1 - 5 years post appointment, South -Eastern Zone

2000.

 

(iii)             

Legal and Judicial Reform in Nigeria, Enugu

2003

 

(iv)            

A -3 Day TOT Workshop on Juvenile Justice Administration in Nigeria

May 20 — 30 2008

(v)              

Induction Course for Newly Appointed Judges and Kadis

May 20 — 30 2008

(vi)            

Biennial All Nigeria Judges Conference

21st — 25th Nov. 2008 /2009/2010/2011

(vii)           

Refresher Course for judges and Kadis

2009,2010, 2011

 

HOBBIES

Reading, Football, Field and Track Events, traveling, Listening to Religious arid Classical Music