A Nigerian from Delta state, Barrister Edirin O. Okoloko, has been sworn in as a judge of the Snohomish County Superior Court in Washington DC, U.S.A.
Okoloko will replace Judge George Bowden who is retiring.
Okoloko bagged his Bachelor of Law from the University of Benin in Nigeria. He also received a law degree from the Seattle University School of Law, and has worked for the past 13 years in the Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, where he is a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney working on homicide, sexual assault, child abuse, and elder abuse cases.
Before working as a prosecutor, Okoloko served as a judicial law clerk for former Snohomish County Superior Court Judge Michael Downes.