Okorie Okorocha, M.S., M.S., ESQ. DRAM Shop, DUI, Drug & Alcohol Expert

Okorie Okorocha, M.S., M.S., ESQ. DRAM Shop, DUI, Drug & Alcohol Expert

Okorie Okorocha, M.S., M.S. ESQ.

3940 Laurel Canyon Blvd. Suite 1038 Studio City, CA 91604

About the Expert

Testified in over 200 jury trials in the areas of blood testing, hospital blood testing, DUI, impairment, intoxication, driving, alcohol and drug related: testing, amounts for personal use, abuse, use, chemical analysis. Blood testing in labs and hospitals. Breath testing, breathalyzers. Hair testing, SCRAM, WRISTAS and other chemical testing methods. All testimony is supported by Scientific Articles I provide.

Areas of Expertise

  • Alcohol, Drug & DUI Testing
  • Autopsy
  • Drug Abuse
  • Liquor Liability - Dram Shop
  • Medical Research / Clinical Trials
  • Pharmacology & Pharmaceutical
  • Toxicology

Expert's Profile

ADDRESS TELEPHONE
3940 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Suite 1038 (310) 497-0321
Studio City, CA 91604

THE OKOROCHA FIRM
LAW + SCIENCE = FORENSICS


OKORIE OKOROCHA, M.S.*, M.S.**, J.D.*+
Forensic Toxicology and Pharmacology
*Master’s of Science in Pharmaceutical Science, Specialization in Forensic Science
**Master’s of Science in Forensic Toxicology
EXPERT TESTIMONY
Impairment, Driving Related Impairment, Drug use and Effects, Chemical Analysis of Blood, Blood Testing in Labs and Hospitals, Breath Testing, Forensic Toxicology, Forensic Science, Field Sobriety Tests, Pharmacology, Hair Follicle Testing, SCRAM Devices, Saliva Testing and general toxicology and pharmacology.
EXPERIENCE
Testified in over one hundred and seventy-five (175) jury trials in thirty three California County Courts.
Testified over three thousand (3000) in administrative hearings.
EDUCATION
Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Northridge State (C.S.U.N.) 1999
M.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences—Specialization in Forensic Science—University of Florida December 2012
M.S. in Forensic Toxicology---University of Florida August 2014
Juris Doctorate– Whittier College, School of Law 2002

Publications

1) Okorocha, Okorie, (2012), Commentary on: Sterling K. The rate of dissipation of mouth alcohol in alcohol positive subjects. J Forensic Sci 2012.
2) Okorocha, Okorie., Strandmark, Matthew, "Alcohol Breath Testing: Is There Reasonable Doubt?." Syracuse Sci. & Tech. L. Rep. 27 (2012): 124-162.
3) Okorocha, Okorie. "FIELD SOBRIETY TESTS: CRIMINAL INJUSTICE." Journal of Law and Social Deviance 5.1 (2013): 298-325.
4) Okorocha, Okorie, “FLAWED BLOOD TESTS: The DUI Exception to Admissible Evidence” Alb. LJ Sci. & Tech, 2013 (in press)
5) Okorocha, Okorie, “Hospital serum blood tests versus common DUI-related whole blood tests” T.M. Cooley J. Prac. & Clinical L. 85 2013 Thomas M. Cooley Journal of Practical and Clinical Law
6) Okorocha, Okorie, "Commentary on Jaffe, Dena H., et al. Variability in the blood/breath alcohol ratio and implications for evidentiary purposes. J Forensic Sci 2013; Epub May 17; doi: 10.1111/1556-4029.12157.
7) Okorocha, Okorie, “Commentary on: Vosk T, Forrest AR, Emery A, McLane LD. The measurand problem in breath alcohol testing. J Forensic Sci 2014 Feb 6. doi: 10.1111/1556-4029.12406 [Epub ahead of print].”

Personal Achievements

Education

  • M.S. in PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES--FORENSIC SCIENCE
  • Graduate Certificate in Forensic Toxicology
  • M.S. in Forensic Toxicology (August 18, 2014)

Licenses

  • STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA 226658.
  • NATIONALLY BOARD CERTIFIED CRIMINAL TRIAL LAWYER
  • NATIONALLY BOARD CERTIFIED CIVIL TRIAL LAWYER

Special Training

  • Hospital Blood Tests, Blood Testing, Alcohol Blood Testing.

Publications

  • Publications
  • 1) Okorocha,O.(2012), Commentary on: Sterling K.The rate of dissipation of mouth alcohol in alcohol positive subjects.J Forensic Sci 2012. Journal of ForensicSciences,57:1140.doi: 10.1111/j.1556-¬‐4029.2012.02156.x
  • 2) Okorocha, Okorie. "Alcohol Breath Testing: Is There Reasonable Doubt?." Syracuse Sci. & Tech. L. Rep. 27 (2012): 124-162.
  • 3) Okorocha, Okorie, “Field Sobriety Tests: Criminal Injustice,” "FIELD SOBRIETY TESTS: CRIMINAL INJUSTICE." Journal of Law and Social Deviance 5.1 (2013): 298-325.
  • 4. Okorocha, O. "Hospital Blood Alcohol Tests vs. Whole Blood Tests in DUI Cases." Thomas M. Cooley Journal of Practical and Clinical Law 15.7 (2013).
  • 5. Okorocha, O. "Commentary on Jaffe, Dena H., et al. Variability in the blood/breath alcohol ratio and implications for evidentiary purposes. J Forensic Sci 2013; Epub May 17; doi: 10.1111/1556-4029.12157.," has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Forensic Sciences
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  • “FLAWED BLOOD TESTS:The DUI Exception to Admissible Evidence” Alb .LJ Sci. & Tech, 2013 (in press)

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