Udoka Nwanna brings her broad range of litigation and teaching experience to join Mitchell Hamline’s adjunct faculty. At her previous institutions, Professor Nwanna taught a range of courses including legal writing, bar preparation, civil litigation skills and academic success, including holding administrative positions of Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Academic Support.
Prior to embarking upon her academia path, Nwanna practiced employment law and professional liability defense after working as a Deputy District Attorney, was an associate at a national law firm focusing her practice on federal class action securities fraud litigation, and served as a law clerk to the Honorable John H. Houston, United States District Court, Southern District of California.
Professor Nwanna received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Emory University and her Juris Doctor degree from California Western, with a concentration in Criminal Prosecution and Defense Practice.
Nwanna is admitted to the California Bar, the United States Supreme Court, as well as all United States District Courts in California. She is an active member of the legal community and spends her free time traveling, golfing, working as a spiritual intuitive life coach and volunteering at a local children’s hospital.