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Okon Udondom


I am an attorney with over 10 years of  law practice experience in wide-ranging aspects of immigration and naturalization law. Over the years, I have developed demonstrable expertise in deportation defense and appeals and thrive in a diverse and complex caseload environment. I am highly proficient in case strategy development, analysis, innovative problem-solving and preparation of a full range of family and business immigration applications for a sophisticated, interesting and varied clientele. I possess top-tier English writing skills, and a strong ability to conduct in-depth research on a broad spectrum of immigration matters including those of unique/complex nature. I utilize my excellent negotiation and communication skills, enthusiasm, client service and relationship skills, exceptional attention to detail skills and case management/organizational skills in providing cutting-edge solutions to my diverse clientele. My ability to work to tight deadlines and handle multiple concurrent projects/cases is exceptional.


  • American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, District of Columbia
    • LL.M., Master of Laws - 2013

Bar Admission

  • New York, 2010


  • Ntiense David Etokebe
  • Emy Ibukenle
  • Biodun Bakare
  • Nji Anyere

Current Employment Position

  • Managing Attorney

Practice Areas:

  • Family Immigration Applications
  • Deportation Defense
  • Defensive Asylum
  • Cancellation of Removal
  • Waivers of Inadmissibilities
  • Immigration Appeals
  • Affirmative Asylum Applications
  • Business/Employment Immigration
  • Humanitarian Applications


  • Umana F. Recommends Okon Udondom

    Attorney Udondom helped me to adjust my status from a business visitor to a religious worker. He handled my case in a very professional manner. Do not hesitate to contact attorney Udondom at Zenith Law if you are seeking for experienced and quality legal representation in employment immigration law.
  • Ucheya Raissa Recommends Okon Udondom

    Attorney Jacob is not the lawyer to tell you, you will win when your case is at stake, he told me the reality of my case but he said we could fight for my case. Behold I won the case and got a green.
  • Tatty T. Recommends Okon Udondom

    They have a good French and Spanish interpreters who attend to the need of clients.
  • Anonymous Recommends Okon Udondom

    I was looking for an Attorney to handle my EB5 investor visa, I saw zenith law online and did a consultation with them. Attorney Jacob was the one handling my case and he had a great knowledge of Business immigration matters; within two years my company was set up in New York with its appropriate...
  • Chung L. Recommends Okon Udondom

    I came into the US with a B1/b2 visa and wanted to adjust status to religious visa, I was recommended to the Zenith law firm and Zenith Law Successfully adjust my status.
  • Rosemary Recommends Okon Udondom

    His consultation is very enriching and well detailed. My colleague told me he handles very complicated cases. He helped me greatly with my asylum case.
  • Meurer Judithe Recommends Okon Udondom

    Jacob helped me to successfully bring my wife and children to the U.S after many years of separation. I applaud his knowledge of immigration law and excellent law practice.
  • Jordan R. Recommends Okon Udondom

    I applied for naturalization in 2017. My application for naturalization was denied on grounds that I was not lawfully admitted. I contacted attorney Udondom and he requested for a hearing on USCIS decision denying my N-400 application. At the hearing attorney Udondom was able to convince USCIS to...
  • Teke Paddy Recommends Okon Udondom

    Working with Mr. Udondom was a very good experience for me, the consultation was well detailed and I was ready to entrust my life in his hands. the customer service from the staff was impeccable, they were responsive, Kind, engaging and They kept me informed in every step of the process.
  • Obi C. Recommends Okon Udondom

    I applied for naturalization in 2017. My application for naturalization was denied on grounds that I was not lawfully admitted. I contacted attorney Udondom and he requested for a hearing on USCIS decision denying my N-400 application. At the hearing attorney Udondom was able to convince USCIS to...
  • limunga Sophia Recommends Okon Udondom

    Attorney Jacob Udondom is very knowledgeable in his field of work. A lot of Attorneys rejected my case because it was already denied by the immigration judge, a friend gave me his number, I called him and he did a detailed and satisfactory consultation with me. He later  appealed my case and I wa...
  • James Robert Recommends Okon Udondom

    I had a wonderful experience working with Zenith law firm. During my consultation everything was clearly and explicitly explained to me and I decided to go ahead with him.
  • Njoki M. Recommends Okon Udondom

    I entered the United States in 2019. I was arrested and detained by ICE and placed in removal proceedings. Attorney Udondom was contacted by my sister and he took up my case and filed asylum on my behalf. After several visits and preparation with me at the Elizabeth Detention Center, I appeared b...
  • Stephanie Lynn Recommends Okon Udondom

    If you are searching for a compassionate, friendly and professional Attorney, I will recommend attorney Jacob. I was already giving up on my Asylum case. He took the file from another Attorney who wasn't even picking my calls anymore and did a great job. Today I have my green card.
  • Mark Recommends Okon Udondom

    I came into the United States with my parents from Haiti at the age of 10. In 2018, I applied for citizenship with USCIS and admitted to voting in a federal election. USCIS issued a notice of intent to deny and I contacted attorney Udondom who entered his appearance on my behalf and filed a rebut...
  • Mutia F. Recommends Okon Udondom

    I was ordered removed by the Immigration Judge in 2010. In 2017, I was arrested and detained by ICE. My family contacted attorney Udondom who filed a motion to reopen my removal proceedings with the Board. The Board reopened my case and remanded it to the Immigration Judge. Thanks to attorney Udo...
  • Aaron A. Recommends Okon Udondom

    If your case has been denied by an Immigration Judge, I recommend that you contact attorney Jacob Udondom at Zenith Law Firm. In my opinion, attorney Udondom is an expert in appeals. I was referred to him by an attorney based in Texas. Attorney Udondom helped me secure a reversal of the Immigrati...
  • Anonymous Recommends Okon Udondom

    A great Person and Lawyer. He helped my husband get a green card and a citizenship status.

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