Lisa Okoh Brown
The Okoh-Brown Law Group, PLLC
We offer hourly and fixed fees, depending on the case.
Our lead attorney, L. M. Okoh-Brown, has more than 13 years of immigration and family law experience handling difficult cases, including cases turned down by other attorneys as hopeless. With her superior educational background and fighting spirit, she has won many cases on behalf of her clients.
She is fearless in her representation of her clients and will not stop fighting until the client says so. She came to this country many years ago without any money on a student visa, worked her way through school, obtained her green card, and then became a US citizen. As a result, she understands what it's like to come to this country to make a better life for your family. She has walked in your shoes. Her background and experience in various business organizations also add to her unique skills as an attorney, and help her to understand complex business structures to help clients in business and investment immigration cases. She is hardworking, driven, and dedicated.
In addition to a law degree from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., Ms. Okoh-Brown has a Bachelors' of Science Degree in accounting from the University of West Alabama (Magna Cum Laude); a Masters' of Business Administration with concentration in health care administration from Howard University in Washington, D.C. (Magna Cum Laude), and a Master of Laws Degree in Taxation from Georgetown University. She earned all of her degrees while raising a family and working part time. Her willingness to fight for her clients and commitment to anything she pursues is the thing that clients appreciate from her most.
Admitted to Practice: Texas State Bar | U.S. District Court - Texas | Florida State Bar | Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals | Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals | Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals | All Immigration Courts Nationwide
Distinctions, Appointments & Bar Memberships: American Immigrations Lawyers Association (AILA) | The Florida Bar
Named 2010 Woman of the Year by the National Association of Professional Women™ | The Texas Bar
Areas of Law and Practice
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|Criminal Law||Assault and Battery, Bribery, Burglary, Capital Offenses, Civil Forfeiture, Crime Victims Compensation, Criminal Antitrust, Criminal Appeals, Criminal Conspiracy, Criminal Defense, Criminal Forfeiture, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Investigation, Criminal Prosecution, Death Penalty, Drivers License Suspension, Driving While Intoxicated, DUI/DWI, Electronic Surveillance, Expungements, Extortion, Extradition, Federal Criminal Law, Felonies, Forensic Accounting, Forensic DNA, Forensic Medicine, Forensic Science, Forgery, Grand Jury Practice, Habeas Corpus, Hit and Run, Homicide, International Criminal Law, International Extradition, Mail Fraud, Malicious Prosecution, Manslaughter, Misdemeanors, Money Laundering, Murder, Parole and Probation, Post-Conviction Remedies, Search and Seizure, Sex Crimes, Sexual Assault, Shoplifting, Stalking, Theft, Traffic Violations, Vehicular Homicide, Victims Rights, Weapons Charges, White Collar Law, Wire Fraud, Wiretapping|
|Family Law||Adoptions, Agency Adoptions, Alimony, Annulment, Assisted Reproductive Technology, Child Abduction, Child Abuse and Neglect, Child Advocacy, Child Care, Child Custody, Child Custody Mediation, Child Dependency, Child Protection, Child Sexual Abuse, Child Support, Child Welfare, Childrens Rights, Civil Unions, Cohabitation Agreements, Collaborative Family Law, Community Property Law, Day Care, Divorce, Divorce Arbitration, Divorce Mediation, Divorce Taxation, Domestic Partnerships, Domestic Relations, Domestic Torts, Domestic Violence, Equitable Distribution, Family Arbitration, Family Mediation, Fathers Rights, Foster Care, Gay and Lesbian Family Law, Grandparents Custody, Grandparents Visitation Rights, Independent Adoptions, International Adoptions, International Child Abduction, International Child Custody, International Family Law, Interstate Adoptions, Interstate Child Custody, Interstate Support, Juvenile Criminal Law, Juvenile Dependency, Juvenile Delinquency, Juvenile Law, Legal Separation, Marital Agreements, Marital Property Distribution, Marital Property Law, Marital Property Settlements, Matrimonial Bankruptcy Law, Matrimonial Law, Military Divorce, Name Changes, No Fault Divorce, Non-Traditional Family Law, Orphans Court Practice, Palimony, Parental Kidnapping, Parental Rights, Parenting Time, Paternity, Post Divorce Modification, Postnuptial Agreements, Premarital Agreements, Private Adoptions, Qualified Domestic Relations Orders, (QDROs), Restraining Orders, Same Sex Marriage, Spousal Support, Step Parent Adoptons, Surrogacy Law, Termination of Parental Rights, Third Party Custody, Uncontested Divorce, Visitation Rights|
|Immigration Law||Asylum, Business Immigration, Citizenship, Consular Law, Deportation, Diplomatic Immunity, Employment Authorizations, Employment Immigration, Employment Visas, Family Immigration Law, Immigration Discrimination, Investor Visas, Labor Certifications, Permanent Visas, Political Asylum, Refugee Law, Religious Visas, Removal Proceedings, Visas|
- Florida, Texas
Principal Attorney | The Okoh-Brown Law Group, PLLC
2000 - 2016
Complex litigation including family, immigration and criminal law.
Juris Doctor | Georgetown Law Center
1997 - 2000
Masters of Law Degree (LLM) in Taxation | Georgetown Law Center
2000 - 2002
Masters of Business Administration (MBA) | Howard University
1993 - 1995
Concentration in healthcare administration
Graduated #2 in class
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Houston, Texas, Harris County
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