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President Message

Welcome to the official website for the Nigerian American Lawyer’s Association. I am honored to serve as the newly elected President for this 2020-2021 year. This year we are excited to take NALA to the next level and even greater and new heights of impact.

My Administration is geared toward making even greater impact in our community. I plan to engage future lawyers and provide mentorship to increase new membership. I plan to increase membership by providing increased benefits which will also encourage professional growth and involvement. We will continue to engage our community by hosting seminars addressing vital issues in our community such as family, probate and immigration sessions.

We will continue to raise funds to ensure we are able to increase our impact through various community engagement projects. We recognize our fiscal responsibility is important to ensure that NALA is able to continue to make greater impact in our community and provide services to those in need.

I am grateful for the guidance I have received from seasoned attorneys, judges and my spiritual leadership. I know that the guidance they have given me will produce great results for NALA through my leadership this year. I am thankful for opportunity to serve as the President of this great organization. I look forward to empowering future attorneys, investing in our members and impacting our community.  


Charlita Ablakwa, Esq.

Ethics is knowing the difference between what you have a right to do and what is right to do.

-Potter Stewart-