Attorney Chimere Nwankwo received his law degree in 2017 from Drake University Law School in Des Moines, Iowa. He was admitted to the Wisconsin Bar in 2017. He spent the first year of his career as an assistant district attorney in Wood County, Wisconsin. There he focused on misdemeanor and felony cases. He gained trial experience, litigation experience on contested hearings, motion hearings in criminal cases, and experience on a variety of issues to include juvenile matters such as, children in need of protection and services, juveniles in need of protection and services, termination of parental rights, temporary physical custody, and unborn children in need of protection and services.
Prior to attending law school, he was a sheriff’s deputy with the Dane County Sheriff’s Office for 4.5 years. He speaks four languages including English. Chimere is a member of the American Bar Association, the Dane County Bar Association, the Young Lawyers division, and the Family Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin. Chimere currently volunteers in assisting victims with domestic violence injunction hearings. He has volunteered with the domestic violence shelter in Iowa City while in college.
Chimere practices in all areas of family law including divorce, legal separation, paternity and post-judgment matters including child custody and placement disputes. Chimere is focused on assisting clients in achieving their goals and prides himself in putting the best interest of the children at the forefront of any case.