Tochi Nwaokocha received his J.D from the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law, Lakehead University in June 2021. Prior to law school, Tochi obtained his Honours Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Lakehead University. Tochi was called to the Ontario Bar in 2022 and joined Diamond & Diamond LLP as an associate Lawyer. His practice includes plaintiff side personal injury, such as motor vehicle accident, slip and fall, accident benefit claims, and other disability-related matters.
During law school, Tochi participated in numerous student associations and initiatives, notably as Vice President of the Law Students’ Society and the founding President of Lakehead’s Black Law Students Association.
When not practicing law, Tochi enjoys volunteering in the community and is currently a Board Member of CanSerra: Canadian Society for Education in Sierra Leone. In his spare time, Tochi enjoys cooking and has a passion for sports, particularly the beautiful game of football.