K. Chike Odiwe

Law Offices of John L. Burris
7677 Oakport St., Ste 1120
Oakland, CA 94621

Chike Odiwe has been an associate attorney at the Law Offices of John L. Burris since 2017. After graduating from St. John’s University, New York, Mr. Odiwe received his Juris Doctorate from Golden Gate University School of Law, in San Francisco, where he specialized in litigation. During law school, Mr. Odiwe was awarded multiple honors for academic and litigation excellence  Mr. Odiwe was consistently on the Dean’s List, received a CALI Award for Academic Excellence in Advanced Torts, was a finalist in the Appellate Advocacy Competition, and a member of the Moot Court Board.

Mr. Odiwe currently handles litigation matters in the Bay Area, Los Angeles, and throughout Southern California. Mr. Odiwe’s practice focuses on Civil Rights and Personal Injury litigation. He is licensed to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, as well as the Northern, Eastern, Central, and Southern District Courts of California, and all California State Courts.

Mr. Odiwe has successfully prosecuted wrongful death actions and civil rights violations against San Francisco, Oakland, Santa Clara, and San Bernardino.

Mr. Odiwe was a member of a trial team that secured a verdict of $1,766,875.95 for clients from the City of Santa Clara in a police misconduct action. He has also secured settlements of $950,000.00 and $695,000.00 against the County of Alameda and the County of San Bernardino, respectively for police misconduct actions.

St. John’s University, B.A., English
Golden Gate University School of the Law, Juris Doctorate

Courts Admitted
U.S. Court of Appeal, Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Central, Eastern, and Southern Districts of California
All California State Courts

Recognition and Awards
The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100
The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40
The National Black Lawyers: Top 100
The National Black Lawyers: Top 40 under 40
Member of Best of the Bar