PO Box 5 Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20773 info@nalausa.org 240-644-3537

Executive Directors

Temitope Odusami, Esquire - Executive Director

Temitope is a principal at the Odusami Law Firm LLC.  Her areas of practice include family law, personal injury and criminal law.

Charlita Ablakwa, Esquire - President-Elect

Charlita is a Sole Practitioner of COTA Immigration Law Firm. She has served the Immigration community since 2008. She files Family Petitions, Religious Visa Petitions, Extension of Stays, SIJS visa etc. She has provided services to Immigrants assisting them in filing several petitions. She has over ten years of legal experience in Family Law and Immigration services. She provided pro bono counsel for D.C. Superior court and also in Ohio in the area of child abuse and neglect for ten years. She has also unified families through various Immigration petitions. She has spoken at various Immigration Seminars and has provided Pro Bono consultations for residents in the DMV area.

Samuel Adewusi, Esquire – Treasurer

Charlita is a Sole Practitioner, licensed to practice law in Maryland and Washington, D.C.  He was the former Board of the Director of the Nigerian In Diaspora Organization.

Emmanuel Shoeneide, Esquire – Secretary/General Counsel

Staff attorney

Janice Adeloye, Esquire – Law Student President

Janice is a staff attorney at the Department of Justice

Chinwe Kpaduwa, Esquire– Communication Director

Chinwe is a sole practitioner, licensed to practice law in Maryland and Washington, D.C.  Prior to that, she was an Assistant State’s Attorney in Prince George’s County

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

-Potter Stewart-