Silver Spring, MD/Press/June 19, 2020 – Kwaku D. Ofori, Esq, Founder and Attorney of the Ofori Law Firm, LLC was selected for inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America 2020-2021 edition of The Who’s Who Directories.
Real estate transactions can quickly become complicated and complex. The stakes are inevitably high and the outcomes can determine your financial well being for decades to come. Since 2005, Ofori Law Firm, LLC has a reputation for having experience and knowledge of real estate law. Attorney Ofori knows that it is beneficial for his clients to seek legal counsel and get important information that will help them with drafting important documents. The firm, located in Silver Spring, Maryland represents clients with areas of practice including automobile accidents, real estate, civil and commercial litigation, landlord and tenant law, business and corporate and personal injury practice. The firm also practices litigation in the District of Columbia and Maryland courts.
Ofori Law Firm has also been handling automobile accident cases since 2008 when the real estate industry collapsed. It is important to seek legal counsel when involved in any type of automobile accident because of the complexity of such cases which could result in litigation or denial of the claim by the other driver’s insurance carrier. We aggressively represent the interest of our clients.
Attorney Ofori was admitted to practice law in Maryland and New Jersey in June, 2004 and the District of Columbia in February, 2007. Prior to the opening of Ofori Law Firm, LLC. Attorney Ofori was the managing attorney at Fountainhead Title Group (FTG) in the Greenbelt, Maryland Branch between June 2003 and September 2005. He conducted both residential and commercial real estate settlements/closings for properties located in Maryland and the District of Columbia. Additionally, he marketed FTG services to real estate agents, brokers, mortgage loan officers and brokers and financial institutions in the mortgage and real estate industry.
After law school, Ofori worked as a law clerk at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Board of Contract of Appeals (HUDBCA) in Washington, D.C. from August, 1997 to July, 1998. As a law clerk, Ofori drafted decisions and orders for three administrative judges on government contracts, real estate litigation, IRS tax offsets, suspensions and debarments, conducted legal research of statues, regulations, state and federal laws, legal writing and analysis, resolution of complex legal problems and issues, assisted in preparation of hearings before the Board.
Ofori began his real estate law and title insurance career first as a real estate agent with Long and Foster Realtors in the Kensington, Maryland branch in 1986. He later worked in different areas within the real estate industry as a title examiner with then, Golden Feather Realty Services, Inc. in Baltimore, Maryland; as a Title Insurance Underwriter with Mid-States Title Insurance Company, Inc. in 1999 in Fairfax, Virginia and as a Closer at Associates Relocation Management Company, Inc. in Washington, DC. From 1989 to 1994.
In addition to practicing law, Ofori is also a licensed real estate broker in Maryland. He has also served as a volunteer Commissioner with the Landlord/Tenant Affairs Commission in Montgomery County, Maryland.
Kwaku D. Ofori, Esq., received his Juris Doctor from the University of the District of Columbia School of Law in May 1997. Prior to earning his JD, he received his Master of Business Administration (MBA) Degree in Finance, Magna Cum Laude from Southeastern University, Washington, D.C. in August 1986. He received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration and Finance from Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania in August 1983.
Attorney Ofori is a member of numerous Bar Associations including the American Bar Association, Maryland State Bar Association, New Jersey State Bar Association, D.C. Bar Association. He is also admitted to practice before the U. S. Supreme Court.
Ofori received the 2018 Institute of Trade and Commerce; 2014 Foreclosure Pro Bono Award by Community Legal Services of Prince George’s County; National Black Lawyers Top 100; Lawyers of Distinction; 2017 Certificate of Appreciation from the African Affairs Advisory Group, Montgomery County Executive, Maryland; 2019 Certificate of Appreciation, Member of Peer Review Committee of the Attorney Grievance Commission of Maryland; American Bar Foundation.
Mr. Ofori has three boys of which two are attorneys, with one working with the firm.
The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.